When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens: A Guide for Teens

When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens: A Guide for Teens

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Overview

If your brother or sister has cancer – this guide is for you. It shares insights that have helped other teens. Whether your sibling has just been diagnosed with cancer or is about to complete treatment, this guide meets you where you’re at. It shares emotions that teens commonly experience when a sibling has cancer. Tips and quotes are included to help you develop coping strategies, during this difficult time. Teens who want to learn more about cancer and cancer treatments will appreciate the technical chapters in this guide.

Developed with, and reviewed by, teens who have a sibling with cancer – this guide includes cool graphics, quotes from teens, and colorful illustrations. This guide has received numerous awards including the NIH Plain Language Award and the ClearMark Award.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780160947674
Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Publication date: 07/18/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 66
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training. NCI leads, conducts, and supports cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives. NCI is part of the National Institutes of Health, the nation's medical research agency and a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Table of Contents


• Learning About Cancer
• Cancer Treatment
• Becoming a Stem Cell Donor
• What Your Brother or Sister May Be Feeling
• Changes in Your Family
• How You Can Help Your Brother or Sister
• Taking Care of Yourself
• You and Your Friends
• Finding Support
• After Treatment
• The Road Ahead
• Learning More on Your Own
• Monitoring Tests
• Cancer Team Members
• Glossary

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