Being diagnosed with breast cancer changes your whole world, and your family’s too.
BCNA and Canteen recognise that a question often asked by parents is “how do I tell my children I have cancer?”. Being able to communicate openly and honestly is vital when it comes to you and your family adjusting to this new world.
You will hear from Sandy Cham, General Manager of Services at Canteen, and Vicki Durston, Director Policy and Advocacy, BCNA.
Let’s be Upfront about Telling your children you have cancer
Resources to make it easier for you to talk openly to your children and answer their questions about your breast cancer
Shananne Fields was diagnosed with breast cancer while pregnant with her second child. She shares her experience navigating the diagnosis.
Nick shares his feelings of disbelief that a man could get breast cancer and wants to spread the word.
In tribute of Harry Brooks who was a passionate advocate for raising awareness about men with breast cancer
Lauren was diagnosed with aggressive HR positive stage two breast cancer aged 33 and with no family history
'Dear Peta' - BCNA Member and Federal MP Peta Murphy writes a letter to herself about her life with breast cancer
*This article does not provide medical advice and is intended for informational purposes only.
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