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Pediatric and Adolescent Topics

From the National Cancer Institute

This section of Pediatric and Adolescent topics includes NCI's popular patient education publications written for young people, adolescents, and parents.



Children with Cancer: A Guide for Parents

Information and advice for parents who have a child with cancer, including treatment, coping and support, health issues, integrative medicine, advanced cancer, and survivorship.



When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens

Tips on what to say to your friends, how to deal with stress, and where to find support – as well as information about cancer and cancer treatments, for young people who have a brother or sister with cancer.



When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens

Tips on what to say to your friends, how to deal with stress, and where to find support – as well as information about cancer and cancer treatments, for young people who have a parent with cancer.


Pediatric Cancer Statements from the National Cancer Institute (NCI)

The National Cancer Institute has over 30 statements for different types of childhood or pediatric cancer. These are written at an easy reading level and have medical terms with definitions that you can touch or click to view. There are also helpful, colorful health related graphics to better understand these statements. These are updated monthly by the National Cancer Institute.

Pediatric Types of Cancer Statements



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