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Discussing blood cancer with a child can be a difficult thing to do.
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While palliative care is often provided at the end of life it can also be provided at any time for a person with a life-threatening illness.
Families can be impacted in a variety of ways by a blood cancer diagnosis.
Many financial, legal and practical matters may come up following a diagnosis – these resources can help.
The shock of a diagnosis is quickly replaced by the reality of your situation and what you need to do next.
It is important that you get support when you need it, whether it’s from a friend, a relative, or a Leukaemia Foundation staff member.
These tips may help you provide support to someone with a blood cancer.
Being told you have cancer at any time isn’t great but at a younger age it can come as a massive shock.
After treatment, significant adjustments often need to be made to re-adjust to your life.
You may find this list of suggested questions to ask useful during appointments.
These websites may be useful resources for you.