Children and cancer resources
Talking to children about cancer is especially difficult, whether it is a parent, sibling or the child who is the patient.
These booklets help you to talk to your children and tell you where to find support.
Talking to children about cancer
This booklet has been written to help parents, families and carers explain a diagnosis of cancer to children. It also looks at how a cancer diagnosis is likely to affect them.
Children and Young People with Cancer – A Guide for Parents
This booklet is written for parents whose child has been diagnosed with cancer.
Precious times - a handbook on palliative care for parents of children with cancer booklet
This book is designed for families of children who have advanced cancer. The purpose of this book is to give you and your family information, which will hopefully help you during this difficult time of palliative care.
Helping hand booklet
This book has been written as a guide for parents of children with a brain tumour.
For more information on children and cancer please see our dedicated section here or call our Cancer Nurseline on Freephone 1800 200 700 and speak to one of our cancer nurses in confidence.