parenting

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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April 18, 2019
Monica Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO

ASCO in the Community: Raising Children and Staying Positive While Living With Chronic Cancer

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ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and health care providers think and need. In this interview, she talks to one of her patients and his wife and caregiver about what they’ve learned after 12 years of living with chronic cancer.

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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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