Useful Resources:

Books on talking to children about cancer::


This is just a small selection of useful books. Most of these books are available from local


For children 5-10 years of age:


When Someone You Love Has Cancer (2005) by Alaric Lewis

General Books:

100 Questions & Answers About Ovarian Cancer — 2nd edition (2006) by

Dr Don Dizon and Dr Nadeem Abu-Rustum 2006

Jones & Bartlett Learning



Maureen Gaffney 2013

Penguin Ireland


It’s Always Something

Gilda Radner 1989


It’s Not About The Bike - My Journey Back to Life

Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins 2002

Allen & Unwin


Ovarian Cancer: Your Guide to Taking Control (Patient-Centred Guides)

Kristine Conner and Lauren Langford 2003

O’Reilly & Associates



Gill McEvoy

Cinnamon Press


Singing the Life: The Story of a Family Living in the Shadow of Cancer

Elizabeth M. Bryan 2007



The Gynaecological Cancer Guide: Sex, Sanity and Survival

Margaret Heffernan and Prof. Michael Quinn 2004

Michelle Anderson Publishing


The Ultimate Guide to Ovarian Cancer

Benedict B. Benigno, M.D. 2013

Sherryben Publishing House


What I wish I knew about cancer

Mary Wilson and Gary Bertwistle 2011

Big Sky Publishing



Ovarian Cancer Charities:




Trinity College Dublin

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