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Support for families

If you want to find out more about cancer in children and research in this area, the following sites may be helpful to you.

The Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group

The Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group aims to improve the management of cancer in childre and to advance the knowledge and study of childhood malignancy.

The Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG)

The Brain Tumour Charity

Find key information about brain tumours in adults and children including symptoms, diagnosis and treaments, and read advice on livign with, or caring for someone with, a brain tumour.

The Brain Tumour Charity

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK has useful information abotu all types of cancer and the different treatment options. Their site seeks to keep people informed about cancer trials and research and help them be optimistic about the progress being made to treat it successfully.

Cancer Research UK

HeadSmart

HeadSmart is raising national awareness of the common signs and symptoms of brain tumours in children and teenagers. They give parents, the public and healthcare professionals the information they need.

HeadSmart

Medikidz

This book series follows a team of five larger-than-life superheroes from outer space. The Medikidz each sepcialise in explaining a different part of the body. This book is an engaging way to educate children about brain tumours. All the material is written by doctors, peer reviewed by a medical advisory board, endorsed by academic bodies and then turned into graphic novels.

Get a copy of Medikidz from Amazon UK