There’s so much information out there about childhood cancer – how it starts, how common it is, and what’s being done to fight it. Continue reading below to check out our handy childhood cancer infographic, for all the facts in one place.
How would you explain cancer to a child? It’s a difficult subject for anyone to talk about, but if a child is diagnosed, or someone in their family is living with cancer, you might find yourself dealing with a lot of difficult questions. What is cancer? Why do I have to stay in hospital? Why is someone’s hair falling out?
One of the best ways for kids to understand new ideas is through reading about them. So we’ve collected together 10 of the best children’s books about cancer – many of them written by people who have been through cancer themselves.