Cancer and School Awareness- A Guide for Teachers

As childhood cancer has high incidence rates, teachers will likely have a student with cancer in their class or school at some point in their career. This situation probably gives rise to a host of different feelings, many questions, and probably some uncertainty which this guide is trying to address.

The guide deals with the following topics:
1. Why a guide for school professionals?
2. A few words about pediatric cancer
3. Psychological considerations
4. Returning to class
5. Preparing the students to return to class
6. Siblings
7. Dealing with a terminally ill student
8. To do more or to help the cause

The guide aims to answer frequent questions teachers have concerning the topic of cancer and therefore help all parties involved.