Older children

Most of the resources found in younger children section will be good for this age group too, and a few in the young people’s section.


Jumo Health – YouTube Channel

A series of comic strip style animations explaining various cancer types and procedures.

Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

Understanding Chronic Myeloid Leukemia 

Understanding Stem Cell Transplants

Understanding Breast Cancer

Understanding Leukemia

Understanding Lung Cancer

Understanding Ovarian Cancer

Understanding PICC Lines

Understanding MRI

Understanding Osteosarcoma



A Monster Calls

by Patrick Ness
An amazing story suitable for children 10+ years. It deals with difficult emotions surrounding the terminal illness of a mum from cancer. As an adult it is well worth a read.

The Secret C: Straight Talking About Cancer

by Julie Stokes
Suitable for children 7-10 years.