What to do before my child is notified of cancer [What I was most happy about as a childhood cancer survivor]

[What I was most happy about as a childhood cancer survivor]

This article is based on a very heavy situation.

However, when we actually face this problem, we must accept the harsh reality as an inescapable fact.

What’s more, if you are a child, you will have to face the harsh reality, and as a parent, you will be cut off.

What should be done when such a situation actually occurs?

Or how do we have to deal with it?

The measures to be taken assuming such a situation

As a childhood cancer survivor, I will speak based on my experience.

I developed osteosarcoma when I was 10 years old.
And I received a cancer notice.
I received a notice directly from my doctor.

The doctor in charge confirmed the approval of the amputation of the right leg, abandoned the surgery depending on the condition of metastasis, and explained about life expectancy.

A mother who cries during an explanation from her doctor


I myself was almost overwhelmed by the shock and sadness that I couldn’t explain in one word, and the very complicated emotions.

In the case of childhood cancer, there are pros and cons as to whether or not to notify the child who has developed cancer, and I think it is a case-by-case basis.


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Determination of cancer notification


I will talk about the pros and cons of this at some point.


◼️ What to do before your child is notified of cancer

🔷 Please hug me every day.


Say “Gut” to your child and hug him strongly.

I somehow felt that I had some serious illness.

I didn’t know until it was announced that it was cancer,


I think he has an uneasy look.

My mother hugged me strongly.

When you hug me tightly, you feel very warm, protected, and loved.

If possible, hug your child every time you meet him.

By spending days feeling full of affection, you can keep your feelings away from illness as much as possible, so I hope that your child’s feelings will regain a little calm.




At the age of 10, one in one million people develops a rare cancer (osteosarcoma).
Cancer notification, amputation of right leg and life expectancy from the attending physician. From my own experience, I would like to convey the hearts of cancer patients, especially children with childhood cancer, to the world.