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Friendships and other social relationships are an important part of your child’s life.
Many kids are excited to reconnect with friends and classmates after completing cancer treatment. But less time with peers during treatment can make children feel nervous about spending time with other kids.
Your child may worry about losing friends, being rejected, or having to talk about their cancer experiences. You can help your child catch up with old friends and make new ones.
Things you can do to support your child during this transition include:
Things you can do to support your child’s return to school include:
Reviewed: January 2024