Family Support Related support services Related Support Services It’s important to seek support from family, friends, health professionals or other services to help you, your child and your family cope with cancer. Your child’s treatment team can assist you to access support services and we have listed a range of options below. For additional specific information about childhood cancer, contact any of the major children’s hospitals and networks in your state or territory. Visit our Connecting with other families area for ideas on how to get involved with our neuroblastoma community. Information about neuroblastoma (Australian) Australian Government Children’s Cancer Website Neuroblastoma Downloadable Fact Sheet from the Australian Government Children’s Cancer Institute Living with Children’s Cancer Cancer Advisor Centre for Genetics Education Kids guide to cancer App from Camp Quality Information about neuroblastoma (international) PDQ® Pediatric Treatment Editorial Board. PDQ Neuroblastoma Treatment. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute (NCI) USA. Patient information publications from the National Cancer Institute including Children with Cancer: A Guide for Parents NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms American Cancer Society American Cancer Society - questions to ask your child’s cancer care team Neuroblastoma Society (UK) Neuroblastoma Parent Handbook - Neuroblastoma UK Cure Search (USA) The Advances in Neuroblastoma Research Association The Neuroblastoma Consortium (Global) The Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation (USA) Neuroblastoma a Handbook for Families - Association of Pediatric Oncology/Haemotolgy Nurses Children’s Cancer and Leukemia Group (CCLG UK) - large range of downloadable and free publications The Children’s Oncology Group (based in USA) eBook Lucy has a Tumour - UK charity CLICK Sargent International Society for Pediatric Oncology Family related information from the Cancer Council The Cancer Council Australia. Call the Cancer Council Helpline from anywhere in Australia for the cost of a local call on 13 11 20. A Summary of Childhood Cancer Statistics in Australia (from 1983 to 2014) produced by QLD Cancer Council Cancer Council (NSW - talking to kids about cancer) Cancer Council (QLD - cancer in the school community) Cancer Council (TAS - children, adolescents and young adult services) Cancer Council (SA - counselling and mindfulness) Cancer Council (WA - services and programs) Cancer Council (NT - online resources) Cancer Council (ACT - information and support) Cancer Council (VIC - during and after childhood cancer Information from Australian Hospitals Peter Mac Cancer Centre (VIC) Paediatric Oncology The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne (Chronic illness and school) The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne (What do I tell my friends?) Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service (Coming off treatment parent handbook) Kids Cancer Service John Hunter Hospital Cancer Centre for Children, Children’s Hospital Westmead information includes: Neuroblastoma Fact Sheet Oncology Long Term Follow Up Clinic Kids Health Bookshop Women’s and Children’s Hospital Adelaide: Childhood cancer Information for you and your family resource area Neuroblastoma Fact Sheet Podcast - Dr Geoff - Dr Geoff from Westmead hospitals podcasts. He explains treatment well and particularly each drug. Financial and emotional support Red Kite Cancer Council Merlin’s Magic Wand Make a Wish Camp Quality Kids with Cancer Starlight Foundation Palliative care and bereavement support NSW Paediatric Palliative Care Programme Australian Paediatric Palliative Care Feel The Magic Foundation (childhood bereavement support) Sydney Children’s Hospital Bear Cottage - family support services: Footprints in the Sand Bereavement Booklet Grandparents Bereavement Information Books Redkite Bookclub - Books about cancer for children, parents and medical professionals. Cancer Advisor - Reliable information for families of children with cancer, and young people under 25 with a diagnosis. Book - Childhood Cancer: A Parent’s Guide to Solid Tumour Cancers Book - My Cancer by Angus Olsen https://wanderingbookseller.com.au/p/cancer-my-cancer If you have had a good experience with a support service and think that other families would benefit, please email us at [email protected].