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Christmas Jumpers for Children's Cancer

Wear your Christmas jumper, have fun, save lives Friday 18 December Put on your Christmas clo...

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CCLG Winter Meeting 2016

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03 Mar 2016

2nd Joint CCLG Nursing Discipline Group & RCN Children and Young People’s Cancer Nurses Community Education Day

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Autumn 2015 Issue 68: Dealing with diagnosis

Dealing with a diagnosis of cancer is shattering for anyone to cope with but when it’s your own child, it has an enormous impact on family life and your emotions as a parent.

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