This module will increase awareness of the common responses children and teens may have to cancer in the family. We present the most current knowledge about effective ways of providing support during different phases of the cancer trajectory, including when a family member dies.

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Questions answered:

  • What children at various ages understand about cancer, illness, and dying

  • How children at various ages respond when cancer becomes part of their family life

  • What kind of support children at various ages require to most effectively cope with cancer in their family

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