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How can I handle my child's social needs if I am being treated for cancer?

During the difficult time when you are receiving treatment for cancer, you may be tempted to put a hiatus on things like your children's after-school activities and socializing. However, this will only make the situation seem more intense because your children will not only notice that things have changed, they'll have fewer fun distractions and a smaller support network. If you are not physically up to doing the activities, ask for help. Many people are likely to ask you what they can do for you; don't be afraid to tell them.

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