Talking Cancer podcast - Series 3, Episode 1: Talking to children about cancer

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Published: 12 Jan 2022
Angie Greaves meets with Toria, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer before the UK’s first coronavirus lockdown. She shares her experience of telling her five-year-old twin boys about her cancer and, later, Macmillan professional Azmina Rose joins Angie to provide guidance and support for people who need to talk to children about a cancer diagnosis.

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Published: 12 Jan 2022
Angie Greaves meets with Toria, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer before the UK’s first coronavirus lockdown. She shares her experience of telling her five-year-old twin boys about her cancer and, later, Macmillan professional Azmina Rose joins Angie to provide guidance and support for people who need to talk to children about a cancer diagnosis.

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