Leukaemia

A Parent's Guide

No parent wants to think of their child being ill, and a diagnosis of leukaemia is a traumatic and devastating experience; one that is hard to understand and even harder to accept. However, it is important to have an accurate understanding of your child’s diagnosis, their treatment options and the support resources available to you all, and this informative guide aims to provide parents with all that. 

If you’ve received the devastating news your child has leukaemia, you’ll no doubt have questions about who to turn to and what happens next. These and many other questions are answered in this book, where you’ll find words of wisdom and comfort on issues related to coping emotionally and financially, preserving ‘normal’ and sharing news of the diagnosis with friends and family, and the child themselves. It highlights the importance of learning to manage your own emotions so you can be the best source of support for your child and the rest of your family.

Armed with this knowledge, you, together with your support network of friends, family and the healthcare team, can work towards the hope of remission and recovery. 

Chapter Headings 

Leukaemia and Diagnosis: An Overview

Diagnosis – What Now?

Tests and Treatments for Leukaemia

Dealing With Effects on Family Life

The First Year and Beyond

Your Child’s Medical Team

Preparing Against Relapse

Resources

Glossary

Help List

References

Author Bio 

London-based writer Priya Shah is an established author with writing credits including various e-Books and blogs. 

For over ten years, she has been making her mark online by working with many clients to develop web content, put together guides and flyers, craft and edit entire books and more. 

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