CancerCare Manitoba
When the Patient is a Child

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Related Web Resources
The Canadian Cancer Society has published information on their web site on "If your child has cancer". The link below will take you directly to the resource which contains information on a number of types of childhood cancers.
If your child has cancer
Other Resources
Candlelighters Manitoba
an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for families experiencing the effects of childhood cancer.
National Childhood Cancer Foundation

CancerCare Manitoba AfterCare Program – long-term follow-up of survivors of childhood & adolescent cancer.

Finding out that your child has cancer may be the hardest news you have ever had to face.

The Pediatric Oncology Team at CancerCare Manitoba are experts in each of their areas. In addition to the doctors and nurses, there are child life therapists, music therapists, rehabilitation professionals, a school teacher and a social worker - all here to help you and your child through this experience. You likely have met many of these team members already.

If you are wondering about available resources please visit the Treatment Services section of the CCMB Web site which has links to many other resources on the Internet in the area of Pediatric Oncology.

Do not hesitate to discuss any questions or concerns with your nurse or doctor or visit our Patient and Family Resource Centre.

See our Current Programs listing for groups and information sessions that may be of interest.