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If your child has cancer, or has had cancer in the past, you might be worried about how coronavirus (COVID-19) affects your child and the rest of your family. The most important thing is to follow the COVID-19 advice of:


Coronavirus advice for families affected by childhood cancer                                                                                      

If your child has cancer, or has had cancer in the past, you might be worried about how coronavirus (COVID-19) affects your child and the rest of your family. The most important thing is to follow the advice of your child’s healthcare team and the NHS.

Guidance from the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group

The Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) has published guidance for children and young people with cancer undergoing treatment, which is especially useful for parents of children with cancer. This will be continuously updated.

Guidance from the One Cancer Voice

The One Cancer Voice group of charities has also developed the following further general guidance for cancer patients which you can view here.

Please follow GOV.UK and the NHS website for the latest information about coronavirus.

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