||Subject: granddaughter has cancer
We are looking for any help in dealing with children
with cancer. Our 2½ year-old granddaughter was diagnosed with
neuroblastoma and has been undergoing treatment since July '96. Are there
any books you could reccomend? The only one I have found is Jonathan
Kellerman's 'Psychological aspect's of Childhood Cancer.' Is it worth
ordering? Any help would be appreciated.
I'm so sorry to hear about this difficult situation.
Here are some web sites:
a Child has Cancer (book review)
Network for Children with Cancer
Therapy and the Child with Cancer
with Your Child about Cancer"
- Davis, Hilton. counseling Parents of Children
with Chronic Illness or Disability. Leicester: BPS Books, 1993.
- Sourkes, Barbara M. Armfuls of Time: the
Psychological Experience of the Child with a Life-threatening Illness.
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995.
- Bluebond-Langner, Myra. In the Shadow of
Illness: Parents and Siblings of the Chronically Ill Child.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1996.
I have one other suggestion: raspberry leaf tea is a
very soothing, healing, and beneficial drink, which can help your
granddaughter to cope with medical treatment and other stress. It can be
frozen in ice cube trays or popsicle molds as a healthful treat for