https://www.healthcentral.com/article/explain-cancer-family-genes-to-kids
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Explaining Cancer and Family Health History to Your Kids

New book helps parents tackle the conversation

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    Mom's Genes book cover.
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    Bethany Kandel

    Bethany Kandel

    @cancerfreebies

    Bethany Kandel is a New York-based journalist, health writer, and author. Her articles have appeared in dozens of national publications and websites, including The New York Times, Prevention, Good Housekeeping, and Woman’s Day. After a breast cancer diagnosis, she began writing about the subject. She created www.BreastCancerFreebies.com, where she helps patients/survivors find free wigs, hats, and other resources to help them thrive. Find her on Twitter @cancerfreebies.