Childhood cancer is rare, but it does occur more frequently than most of us think. It may come as a surprise, but cancer is the biggest medical cause of death in children in the UK. Statistically, 1 in 500 children are diagnosed with cancer before they reach the age of 15. Every year, there are 4,000 children and young people diagnosed with cancer in the UK.
Despite this fact, few of us are aware of the signs and symptoms. The aim of these Top Tips is to make you aware of what to look for in your child to enable affected children to be diagnosed early.