To speak to a specialist cancer nurse,
freefone the National Cancer Helpline
1800 200 700
Mon—Thurs 9am—7pm Fri 9am—5pm
If you or a child or teenager you know has been diagnosed with cancer, we can provide the information you need, whether you're making a decision about treatment, looking for support or need to understand the basics.
Cancer in children is very rare. If you're worried about cancer in children, it's best to first understand the facts.
Knowing the symptoms of children’s cancer is important. We'll help you understand what's happening to your child’s body and explain how children’s cancer is diagnosed.
The main treatments for children’s cancer are surgery, chemotherapy, biological therapy & radiotherapy. Find out what they are and how they work.
Living with children’s cancer can be difficult, but there's help out there. We can help you find support.
The exact cause of children’s cancer is unknown, but there are risk factors that can increase your chance of developing the disease. Learn about changes you can make to your lifestyle to reduce your child’s risk of cancer.
Download our booklets and factsheets, including information about cancer types, treatments, side-effects, emotional effects, financial information and more.
Freephone 1800 200 700 to talk to a specialist cancer nurse
It's open Monday-Thursday from 9am to 7pm and Friday from 9am to 5pm
National Cancer Helpline
Freefone 1 800 200 700
Talk to a specialist nurse
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