Cancer Center

Helpful books for telling your children about a cancer diagnosis

The Tufts Cancer Center social work services team has put together a list of books that may be helpful when you are trying to determine the best way to tell your child about a cancer diagnosis. 

Where Did Mommys Super Powers Go?
By Jenifer Gershman

What's happening to Grandpa?
Maria Schriver 

My Body Needs Help
Annette Abrams

Sammy’s Mommy Has Cancer
Sherry Kohlenberg

Mommy’s in the Hospital Again
Carolyn S. Parkinson

When Eric’s Mom fought Cancer
Judith Vigna