Age-appropriate cancer education for kids up to 15 years old.

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What is Cancer?

What is Cancer?

You know how our bodies are like big, bustling towns with lots of tiny workers called cells? Well, sometimes, some of these cells forget their jobs and start growing and multiplying too much. This can make a group of cells form something called a cancer ‘lump’ or a ‘tumor.’ Cancer isn’t a friend, it’s more like a troublemaker that messes up the town harmony.

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Kids Guide to Cancer | Different types of cancer

Types of Cancer

Sometimes, the cells in the skin might start growing too much and not stopping like they should. That’s what we call skin cancer. Or think about our bones being the strong pillars of a castle. If the cells in the bones start growing too much, it’s called bone cancer. It’s like having different chapters in a storybook – each type of cancer is a bit like its own adventure with its own characters causing a bit of mischief.

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Kids Guide to Cancer | Learn about Medicines and the Hospital

Medicines & Hospitals

Medicine is a superhero that the doctors give you to help the body fight the bad stuff. The doctors and nurses at the hospital work really hard to make sure you’re comfortable and that you have everything you need.

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People who help

People Who Help

The people who help and work together in the hospital are characters in your superhero story to ensure you’re healthy and happy. The Doctors are like the brave heroes who read the story and figure out the best way to fix things.

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How Can I Help?

How Can I Help?

If you want to help someone with cancer, that’s really kind of you. Small gestures can have a big impact and show them you care. Your kindness and love can make a big difference in their day.

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Kids Guide to Cancer | Listen to our stories

Our Stories

View extraordinary stories about kids who are facing cancer. By watching these, we can learn about empathy and how we can support them.

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