When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens: A Guide for Teens

When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens: A Guide for Teens

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Overview

If your parent has cancer – this guide is for you. It shares insights that have helped other teens. Whether your parent was just diagnosed with cancer or is about to complete cancer treatment – this guide meets you where you’re at. It shares emotions that teens commonly experience and offers strategies to deal with these feelings. Teens who want to learn more about cancer and cancer treatments will appreciate the technical chapters in this guide.

Developed with, and reviewed by, teens who have a parent with cancer, this guide includes quotes from teens, checklists, and questions to help you learn more. This guide received the NIH Plain Language Award.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780160947681
Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Publication date: 07/18/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 50
Sales rank: 675,685
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 10 - 18 Years

About the Author

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training. NCI leads, conducts, and supports cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives. NCI is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nation's medical research agency and a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Table of Contents

• Learning about cancer
• Cancer treatment
• What your parent may be feeling
• Changes in your family
• Taking care of yourself
• Finding support
• You and your friends
• How you can help your parent
• After treatment
• The road ahead
• Learning more on your own
• Cancer team members
• Monitoring Tests
• Glossary

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