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What to do when your child has been diagnosed with a brain tumour

Finding out that your child has a brain tumour can be a confusing and scary time. We know you will have lots of questions and have developed a range of resources to help you. You can also contact our team with any questions or if you need support.

Brain tumour types

Information about the types of brain tumour that occur more commonly in children.

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Brain tumour treatments

Read more information about the different treatments for children with a brain tumour.

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Your child's health team (MDT)

Understand the roles of the professionals that make up your child's health team.

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Children & Families Service

Support for parents and children (under 18) affected by a brain tumour

Our family support services

Jake animations

Animations to help explain brain tumours in a simple way, suitable for people of all ages.

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Going back to school resources

Resources to help your child and their teachers prepare for going back to school.

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If you have further questions, need to clarify any of the information on this page, or want to find out more about research and clinical trials, please contact our team:

Support and Information Services

0808 800 0004 (free from landlines and mobiles)

support@thebraintumourcharity.org

Phone lines open Mon-Fri, 09:00-17:00

You can also join our active online community - Join our online support groups.