Words of Wisdom: Communicating with a child on the brain tumour journey

What words of wisdom do you have for communicating with a child on the brain tumour journey (either about your diagnosis or theirs)?

 

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Please note Words of Wisdom are direct quotes from patients, survivors and family members and are offered as insight into others' experiences with a brain tumour only. They are not meant as advice, always consult your health care team with any questions.

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