Child, adolescent and young adult resources

Talking to Kids

Explaining a diagnosis of cancer to children or teenagers can feel difficult and overwhelming. This book is designed as a starting point for having this conversation.

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Potential late effects of cancer treatment

Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery used in the management of cancer can lead to long-term adverse health effects which may manifest many years after completion of treatment. Ongoing screening and management of potential late effects of cancer treatments in long-term cancer survivors is essential in optimising health outcomes.

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Cancer in the School Community

The Cancer Information Unit presents a revised information pack for your perusal. This pack contains resources appropriate for all primary and secondary schools in Australia, and providing guidance and practical strategies for principals, school counsellors and school staff to help their school cope with the cancer diagnosis of a student, parent or staff member.

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