When Your Child Has Cancer


The diagnosis of cancer in a child or teenager can be a devastating blow to parents and other family members who love the child. Cancer creates an instant crisis in the family. Here we provide information to help parents of children with cancer know what to expect.  Here we offer suggestions on topics such as coping with the diagnosis, dealing with financial and insurance issues, and nutrition for children with cancer.


When Sara and Phil’s son Gabe was diagnosed with cancer at age four, their daughter Sophie was 10. How can you be a strong parent for both children? Sara and Phil explain.


High school track star Jamie thought his biggest challenge would be his next race. He never imagined he’d be fighting for his life. This is his story