An essential introductory guide for parents and carers of child who has been diagnosed with cancer. Information includes incidence, diagnosis and tests, staff involved in the care of the child, treatment and side effects. Factsheets on individual tumour types accompany the guide.
Sixth edition published 2012.
Joint publication with Macmillan Cancer Support.
Hard copies are FREE and available direct from Macmillan Cancer Support: 0808 808 0000 or order online.
2012 Childhood Cancer Factsheets: Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), Brain tumours, Ewing's sarcoma, Germ cell tumours, Hodgkin lymphoma, Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (LCH), Liver tumours, Neuroblastoma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), Osteosarcoma, Rare tumours, Retinoblastoma, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Wilms tumour
2012 Radiotherapy factsheets: Radiotherapy for cancer in the abdomen(tummy) and pelvis, Radiotherapy for cancer in the chest area, Radiotherapy with head and neck cancers