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Information for young people

This information is suitable for young people aged 12 to 24 years who have a family member with cancer or who has recently died from cancer. Some of the information will be helpful when the person has an illness or has died of another disease.

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When your parent has cancer

A guide for young people when a parent has cancer. It includes information about cancer and treatment, dealing with feelings, talking with friends, as well as coping with school, study, work and changing roles. Produced by the Australian Organisation for Young People with Cancer, 2010

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Now What..? Living with the death of a family member

“Now what? Living with the death of a parent, or brother or sister from cancer” is a helpful guide for young people to deal with grief, communicate their feelings and find out where to get help. Published by the Australian Organisation for Young People with Cancer, 2010

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