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Helping Children and Teens Cope When a Family Member Has Cancer Pathfinder: Key Resources

Print helping children and teens cope with cancer in the family pathfinder

Books for parents and other adults

Visit your local BC Cancer Library or go to bccancer.bc.ca/library to see the complete library catalogue. See Parent-Child Relationship Books for more books to help children and teens cope with cancer in the family. Most library materials can be mailed anywhere in B.C. or Yukon.

Books for children and teens

See Parent-Child Relationship Books for Children for more books to help children and teens cope with cancer in the family.

E-books

Patients and the public of B.C. and Yukon can access these online books by calling 1.888.675.8001 x 7000 (toll-free) to get a username and password from the Library. 

Websites

These websites have been reviewed and approved by the BC Cancer librarians. See the "Looking for More?" tab above to find more recommended websites.

Support programs

This is a list of support programs offered by community organizations and BC Cancer. You can find more support programs offered at each BC Cancer centre and in the community on the BC Cancer website.

Community services locator

The Canadian Cancer Society community services locator is a directory that helps cancer patients, survivors, family and caregivers find the services they need.

Activity books for children

Pamphlets

Resources found in these Pathfinders have been chosen and evaluated by BC Cancer librarians with input from other BC Cancer staff members. Suggestions for additional resources for inclusion are welcome; however, the Library reserves the final right to decide which websites and resources will be included. See our Inclusion/removal policy.

Resources are reviewed on a regular basis, however, the Library cannot guarantee the function, accuracy, or currency of the websites and the information contained within them.



 The BC Cancer library system consists of a central library at Vancouver Centre (VC), and branches in Abbotsford (AC), Kelowna (SAHCSI), Prince George (CN), Surrey (FVC), and Victoria (VIC). All centres have patient resource collections in our Cancer Information Centres (CIC), and all centres have a professional collection on site. Professional resources for CN are housed in the adjacent UHNBC Library.