When one of the parents (or grandparents) is diagnosed with cancer, the entire family goes into a long, complex coping period including the children. Sometimes, in wanting to protect their children, parents choose to hide information in order to try and prevent anxiety and hardship from them.
Using information, support and practical tools to assist the parents in this difficult period, the Israel Cancer Association trains parents, when one of them has cancer, on how to cope with the following issues:
The training is free of charge.
Mrs. Orit Spira M.S.W, Head of the Rehabilitation and Welfare Dept.
ICA Central Region Social Worker, Mrs. Dana Rechavi