After your child has been diagnosed
Finding out your child has a brain tumour can be a confusing and scary time. We've put together information and resources to help you.What to do when your child has been diagnosed with a brain tumour
Our team offers support to children, young people and families affected by a brain tumour diagnosis. We're here to help with any information you might need, answer your questions, listen and provide support. We can help you develop ways to cope, take control and connect with others who are going through similar experiences.
We also have a dedicated service for teenagers and young adults.
Our dedicated Children and Families Service aims to reduce isolation and anxiety for children and their families by giving them the help, understanding and support they need following a brain tumour diagnosis.
Our help and support for children and families living with a brain tumour includes:
Our Children and Families team can give you and your family emotional and practical support. Find out more.
Our Family Days provide a fun, supportive and relaxing day out for families affected by a brain tumour.
Connect with other parents with a child under 18 living with a brain tumour no matter where you live.
Information about tumour types, treatment and other things to think about after your child has been diagnosed.
Information about the types of brain tumours that occur in childhood.
Read more about treatments for childhood brain tumours.
Learn about the multi-disciplinary team responsible for your child’s care.
We've partnered with Rushmoor Citizens Advice to provide a weekly telephone benefits clinic, find out more.
These resources can help your child and their teachers prepare for going back to school after diagnosis or treatment.
Meet Jake, who's eight and living with a brain tumour. He can help explain all about brain tumours in children and their treatment. Charlie's Mum has a brain tumour, he tells us what it's like at home and how things have changed.
Contact the team by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call our team Monday to Friday, on 0808 800 0004.
To provide a wider window of opportunity to contact us, we will be trialling extended hours across our support services throughout August, September and October. Our opening hours are as follows: