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How to tell children their sibling has cancer – CNL
Pediatric cancer affects the whole family. Stress may cause parents to focus only on their ill child, forgetting that their other children need help coping with the new family dynamic brought about by cancer. Morgan Henry, a social work counselor at MD Anderson Cancer Center, shares important conversations to have with cancer patients’ siblings, including telling them their brother/sister has cancer, and offers advice on handling related struggles.

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Title: How to tell children their sibling has cancer – CNL
Summary: Pediatric cancer affects the whole family. Stress may cause parents to focus only on their ill child, forgetting that their other children need help coping with the new family dynamic brought about by cancer. Morgan Henry, a social work counselor at MD Anderson Cancer Center, shares important conversations to have with cancer patients’ siblings, including telling them their brother/sister has cancer, and offers advice on handling related struggles.
Keywords: cnl, cancer newsline, sibling, talk, discussion, social work, advice, childhood cancer, counselor, brother, sister, child, children, cancer, integratedComm, Communications - Integrated Media
Transcript: http://www.mdanderson.org/transcripts/cancer-newsline/2013/how-to-tell-children-their-sibling-has-cancer-7-29-13.htm