Family Dynamics and Cancer

The ripple effect of a cancer diagnosis, can spread far and wide, affecting the family group and other people such as close friends. Every cancer experience is different, and the way loved ones react to a diagnosis will be different as well.



Who is this episode suitable for?

This episode is suitable for family members and friends of people someone diagnosed with cancer. Families come in different forms and different sizes, and this episode will look at what the definition of family is in this day and age. There are things that can be done to minimise the impact of cancer without sacrificing being supportive.


Who is in this episode?

In this episode of the The Thing About Cancer, host, Julie McCrossin, sits down with psychologist Cath Adams and oncology social worker Ray Araullo.


Ray Araullo and Julie McCrossin.Ray Araullo and Julie McCrossin.

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