Understanding and Discussing Your Diagnoses

Your cancer diagnosis has a profound impact on your entire family. There is new information to learn. There are treatment decisions to make. And if you have children, you're probably also concerned about how much to tell them about your diagnosis and what you are going through.

Listed are different topics for understanding and discussing the diagnoses.

Understanding the Emotional and Mental Impact of Chemotherapy Related Hair Loss:http://pink-link.org/survivors-speak/information/669-the-mental-and-emotional-impact-of-chemotherapy-related-hair-loss

Helping the Sibling of the Child understand:

http://www.cancercare.org/reading_room/fact_sheets/fs_siblings.php

Combating Chemobrain: Keeping Your Memory Sharp:

http://www.cancercare.org/pdf/fact_sheets/fs_chemobrain_memory.pdf

Caring for Your Skin During Cancer Treatment:

http://www.cancercare.org/pdf/booklets/ccc_managing_rash.pdf

Tips for Managing Nausea and Increasing Appetite During Cancer Treatment:

http://www.cancercare.org/pdf/fact_sheets/fs_nutrition.pdf