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

Below is a list of topics covered in this booklet about coping with a cancer diagnosis for a sibling. The book is specifically written for teens with color illustrations and thought bubbles. These booklets are available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center.

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This booklet is for you.

Chapter 1: You’ve just learned that your brother or sister has cancer.

Chapter 2: Learning About Cancer

Chapter 3: Cancer Treatment

Chapter 4: Becoming a Stem Cell Donor

Chapter 5: What your brother or sister may be feeling

Chapter 6: Changes in your family

Chapter 7: How you can help your brother or sister

Chapter 8: Taking Care of Yourself

Chapter 9: You and Your Friends

Chapter 10: Finding Support

Chapter 11: After Treatment

Chapter 12: The road ahead

Chapter 13: Learning More on Your Own

Chart A:  Monitoring Tests

Chart B: Cancer Team Members

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