Information resources

The resources below are listed in alphabetical order.

 

Written:

Blood tests and blood counts (Blood tests and blood counts is also available in Arabic, Chinese (Simple), Chinese (Traditional), Dari, Khmer, Sinhalese, Turkish and Vietnamese)

Breastfeeding a child on treatment (RCH)

Breastfeeding a child on treatment (MMC)

Coming off treatment handbook

Contact with chickenpox or measles during and after cancer treatment

Dealing with increased appetite when taking steriods

Eating well

Fussy eating

High energy diets for infants

High energy food and drinks

Immunisation after cancer treatment has finished

Immunisation during cancer treatment (Immunisation during cancer treatment is also available in Arabic, Chinese (Simple), Chinese (Traditional), Dari, Hindi, Somali, Sudanese and Vietnamese)

Looking after yourself while you are caring for your child

Mouthcare (Mouthcare is also available in Arabic, Chinese (Simple), Chinese (Traditional), Dari, Hindi, Somali, Sudanese and Vietnamese)

PET Scan – positron emission tomography

Podcasts – life after treatment

Side effects of chemotherapy (Side effects of chemotherapy is also available in Arabic, Chinese (Simple), Chinese (Traditional), Dari, Khmer, Sinhalese, Turkish and Vietnamese)

Social media

Speaking up for your child

Surgical insertion of a hickman line

Surgical insertion of a port

The information book

Tips for family and friends

Tips for parents from parents

Total Body Irradiation (TBI)

Tube feeding

What is childhood cancer? (What is childhood cancer is also available in Arabic, Chinese (Simple), Chinese (Traditional), Dari, Hindi, Khmer, Sinhalese, Somali, Sudanese, Turkish and Vietnamese)

When to call the hospital (When to call the hospital is also available in Arabic, Chinese (Simple), Chinese (Traditional), Dari, Hindi, Khmer, Sinhalese, Somali, Sudanese, Turkish and Vietnamese.

 

Podcasts:

What to expect when finishing treatment, thoughts and emotions and looking after siblings:

 

Videos:

Film – After the rain: two stories of life after treatment for paediatric cancer

Blood counts

Neutropenia

Procedural pain management

Tube feeding

When treatment begins: two stories of diagnosis and treatment for paediatric cancer