About children's cancer

Find out what the most common types of children's cancer are.

Risks and causes of cancer in children

We don't know what causes or how to prevent most childhood cancers. There are some factors that can increase the risk of cancer in children.

Signs and symptoms of cancer in children

Get information about the possible symptoms of cancer and when to see a cancer specialist.

Support and organisations

Find out where to get help and support for you, your child, your family and friends.

My child has just been diagnosed with cancer

Find out about what to expect when your child is first diagnosed.

Children's cancer types

We have more detailed information on some of the more common types of children's cancer.

Last reviewed: 
19 Dec 2017

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