|About the Book|
When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens, National Institutes of Health Publication 06-5733: If your brother or sister has cancer, this book is for you. In this book you will hear from other teens who, like you, have a brother or sister with cancer, find out what has helped them, get ideas about people to talk with when youre upset or fell all alone, and learn a little about cancer and how its treated. This book cant give you all the answers, but it can help you prepare for some of the things you might face. There is a team of people working hard to help your brother or sister get better. You should know that there are also many people available to help you. No one should go through this alone. This book provides information about cancer treatments, ways teens can talk to family and friends, how to connect with other teens, and where to find other resources for information and support. It includes a glossary of cancer terms and appendices explaining monitoring tests and members of the cancer team.