Talking with your children about breast cancer (BCC50)

This booklet has been written to help and support people who need to talk to children about breast cancer. Covering topics such as how and when to tell children, the kind of language that might be appropriate, how to approach talking to children of different ages and how to deal with emotional issues that may arise, this booklet is an informative guide. There is no right or wrong way to talk to children about breast cancer. This publication contains quotes from people who have been in this situation, explaining how they, and their children, reacted. Last reviewed June 2018; next review 2021

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