The Family Facing Cancer – Critical Issues – Test Your Name (required) Your Email (required) 1. When evaluating the stressors on family structures before diagnosis, name 2-3 important areas to consider. 2. Children of different ages process the knowledge of a family member's illness differently. However, what is the one rule that applies to all ages? 3. What decisions does the person with cancer retain the final decision making power with? 4. Describe a model we discussed for effective decision making for couples in areas not involving cancer.