Parenting with a Cancer Diagnosis in the Family

Talking to Children About Terminal Illness
March 18, 2019
By Perri Klass, MD / The New York Times
New guidelines call for speaking openly with children when they or their parents face life-threatening diseases.

Vaping popular among teens; opioid misuse at historic lows
December 14, 2017
By the National Institutes of Health
NIH’s 2017 Monitoring the Future survey shows both vaping and marijuana are more popular than traditional cigarettes or pain reliever misuse.

When a Sibling Dies, or Has a Serious Illness
December 12, 2017
By Abby Ellin / The New York Times

Labor of Love: Tailoring Cancer Treatment for Pregnant Women
November 1, 2017
By Dara Chadwick / CURE Today
Women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant can undergo treatment that is tailored to protect their babies’ safety.

Patient Voices: Childhood Cancer
By Karen Barrow / The New York Times

Survivors of Childhood Cancer More Likely to Experience Financial Burden
September 5, 2017
By Brielle Urciuoli / Cure Today
A recent study looked at the financial effects that many survivors of childhood cancer face.

For Kids With Cancer, Focusing on Quality of Life
July 27, 2017
By Susan Gubar / The New York Times

Growing a Baby After a Tumor
July 20, 2017
By Elly Lonon / The New York Times

How to Build Resilient Kids, Even After a Loss
April 24, 2017
By Sheryl Sandberg / The New York Times
After my husband’s death, I set out to learn everything I could about how kids persevere through adversity.

Stop Telling Me to Be Happy Because I Beat Cancer
September 26, 2016
By Katherine Malmo / Good Housekeeping
I wonder when — or even if — it will be okay for me to complain like everyone else.

My daughter is struggling with chemo effects. I am struggling with guilt.
September 15, 2016
By Lori Resnick-Fleishman / Washington Post

How to talk to your kids about cancer
June 14, 2016
By Karen Gordon /
Telling your child that you or another family member has cancer may be one of the most difficult conversations you will have, but there are strategies to make it easier