Treating children's cancers
Read about the treatment options that might be recommended if your child has cancer
Surgery can often be used to treat children's cancer
Get information on immunotherapy treatment for children's cancers
Find out about radiotherapy for children's cancers, including specific information about radiotherapy to the abdomen, the chest or the head and neck
Get information about clincal trials for children's cancers and research into treatments
Complementary therapies might be helpful for you and your child at this time
You will meet oncologists, radiologists, radiographers, paediatricians, and many other members of staff. Find out more about their roles.
Find out about chemotherapy and possible side effects when its used as a treatment for children's cancer
Targeted therapies can work by blocking a specific gene or hormone in cancer
A bone marrow or stem cell transplant might allow your child to have higher doses of chemotherapy
You may hear a lot about alternative treatments - find out more
For answers, support or just a chat, call the Macmillan Support Line free (Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm).
Download the CCLG booklet
The information in this section has been taken from a booklet written by the Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG).
If you have any questions about cancer, need support or just want someone to talk to, ask Macmillan.