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Talking about cancer

Talking about your cancer can help you to cope. Read how talking can help, how to talk to children about cancer and who you can talk to, including counselling.

Who to talk to

Talking to your relatives and friends or someone else about your cancer can help you to cope.

Talking to children

Telling your children that you have cancer can be tough. Get tips on what can help, what you can say and resources that may help.


Counselling can help you to come to terms with your cancer. Understanidng more about what is, how it can help and the different types can help you decide which type and if it is right for you.

Last reviewed: 
24 Jul 2017

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