Resources

There are many other books written for children to help them cope with and understand the diagnosis, treatment and side effects of cancer in someone they love. There are also books written for adults to help their children cope with cancer in the family. We list some of the most popular ones below.  

Books aimed at adults:

Can I Still Kiss You? Answering Your Children’s Questions About Cancerby Neil Russell,  2001

Cancer in the Family Helping: Children Cope With a Parent’s Illness  by Sue Heiney,  2001

Helping Your Children Cope With Your Cancer by Peter Van Dernoot, 2002

How to Help Children Through a Parent’s Serious Illness   by Kathleen McCue, 1994

When a Parent Has Cancer: A Guide to Caring for Your Children by Wendy Harpham, 1997


For a complete list of resources for families who have an adult with cancer, please click here to download a full bibliography.