It can be overwhelming enough when your child is diagnosed with cancer, yet infertility caused by cancer treatment should be a top concern among parents facing this reality. A pediatric oncologist walks us through why this is a conversation worth having.
Breaking the news to your child that you have cancer is an emotional roller coaster and there are no absolute right or wrong ways to do it. It’s like so much of life and parenting — you do the best you can.
Although learning your son has cancer is profoundly frightening, there’s reason to be optimistic with this diagnosis: When testicular cancer is discovered early, it is nearly 100 percent curable.
If you’re living with cancer, how much detail should you share with your children? How much is too much? Find tips to help you with these tough moments, all tailored to be age-appropriate.