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Helping Your Children Cope with Your Cancer (Second Edition) by Peter VanDerNoot

Helping Your Children Cope with Your Cancer (Second Edition)

Helping Your Children Cope with Your Cancer (Second Edition) by Peter VanDerNoot
Oct 17, 2006 | 176 Pages
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    Oct 17, 2006 | 176 Pages

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Helping Your Children Cope With Your Cancer provides valuable advice on how to discuss the impact of this disease on the whole family. The personal stories in this book really show the importance of opening a dialogue for children to ask questions, share feelings, and gain the knowledge they need to cope with a parent’s cancer.” –Lance Armstrong

“Helping your children cope with your cancer…will be the hardest thing you have ever done and this book and the personal stories and programs contained in it will help you do it the best way for you and your child.” –Peggy Anne Murphy, L.M.S.W., Les Gallo-Silver, L.C.S.W.R., and Stacy Kramer, L.M.S.W., Cancer Care, Inc.

“This book provides an instant support group for families in which a parent has been diagnosed with cancer.”–The Susan G. Komen Foundation

“A remarkable publication, the first of its kind…essential to every family afflicted with cancer.” –William R. Nelson, M.D., former Surgical Oncologist Fellow, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Center

Table Of Contents

Table of Contents:




Professionals: Sharing Their Insight

1.The Importance of Communicating with Your Kids About Cancer

2.A Look Inside a Children’s Support Group

3.Sharing the Journey with Your Child

4.Kids Count’s “Chemo Bear” Hits the Road to Meet Special Needs


Parents: Helping Their Kids Cope

5.Unconditional Love

6.A Little Understanding Goes a Long Way

7.“Mom, I Lost It Today!”

8.Do It With Love, And All Else Is Irrelevant

9.My Family Has Cancer

10.Ready to Enter Chemotherapy

11.Speaking With the Angels

12.I Am Ashamed

13.Something Is Wrong!

14.Goompa Has an Owie

15.I Love Life!

16. Baldy Head…Hair Head

17.Children: The Forgotten Part of Cancer

18.Cool, Mom!

19.Yes, Mom, I’m Scared

20.Robin’s Hope

21.Amy’s Year

22.“Manuel, You Have Cancer”

23.Children’s Support Group Was a Godsend

24.There Is a Purpose to All This

25.Teachers Can Make a Big Difference

26.Andy Updates

27.Helping Kids CLIMB through Tough Times


Children: Expressing Themselves

28.From Gilda’s Club

29.Mom’s Cancer

30.Mom Talked With Me Every Day

31.For My Daddy

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