parenting

July 26, 2022
Paula Rauch, MD

How to Talk to Your Kids About Ways to Prevent Cancer

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Dr. Paula Rauch discusses why it’s so important for parents to start talking with their kids about taking steps to prevent cancer as early as possible and shares helpful ways to begin these conversations around sun safety, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, not smoking, and living a healthy lifestyle.

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September 2, 2021
Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff

How to Talk With Your Children About Your Metastatic Cancer Prognosis

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In this podcast, Drs. Eliza Park and Paula Rauch discuss how a parent with metastatic cancer can talk with their children about their prognosis, including the challenges of having this discussion and ways to navigate the conversation with children of different ages.

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May 2, 2019
Claire Smith, ASCO staff

ASCO in the Community: Parenting While Living With Cancer

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Three years ago, Sara Tejeda was pregnant, with another child in intensive care, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. In this interview, she shares the story of how she came through the pain and loss.

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September 10, 2015
Vinita Mathew, MD, FAAPMR

How to Prepare Your Child When You Have Cancer

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When Vinita Mathew was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she had to figure out what to tell her sons. They were 5 and 18 months old at the time. In this guest post, she discusses ways to help a child understand cancer based on what she learned from her own experiences, as well as from other survivors and health care professionals.

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