Cancer in children and young people: a resource for clinicians

Cancer in children and young people is something that we, as clinicians are concerned about missing, but the signs can be subtle and non specific. A lot of the information available in interspersed with guidance for adults, making it not as easily accessible. ​The Grace Kelly Ladybird Trust is working to make this guidance rapidly accessible and practical for a busy clinician.

 

Epidemiology

Childhood Cancer, is there really a problem?

Cancer in children and young people, the statistics

Childhood cancer types by incidence

 

Childhood cancer in general practice: is it really that rare?

   Kelly, J. Childhood cancer in general practice: is it really that rare? Innovait, 2017. 10(4) pp. 209 - 217.

 

To see more information on the the signs and symptoms at diagnosis, please go to Regional red flags