For Children

Cancer.Net offers the following resources to help when cancer is diagnosed in a child. This can be called childhood cancer or pediatric cancer.

Preparing Your Child for Medical Procedures

Doctors may need to perform a variety of medical tests and procedures to learn more about your child's cancer and to provide the best treatment. Anticipating and having these procedures often is a major source of anxiety and stress for both children and parents. Fortunately, much of the anxiety surrounding procedures can be reduced by carefully preparing you and your child.

Late Effects of Childhood Cancer

Late effects are side effects of treatment that occur 5 or more years after treatment. Learn about the possible late effects of cancer treatment during childhood.