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.

Animations

Jumo Health – YouTube Channel

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

Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0rGRav4u9s

Understanding Chronic Myeloid Leukemia 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvvMWekLco8

Understanding Stem Cell Transplants

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLNPA3Z_pWo

Understanding Breast Cancer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7KdmtQrQ9w

Understanding Leukemia 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmR4j2l40zo

Understanding Lung Cancer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUcjgtSEbzc

Understanding Ovarian Cancer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvwXDpGaOaU

Understanding PICC Lines

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meiqdF2AxeQ

Understanding MRI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yE4qnLKNcqc

Understanding Osteosarcoma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJnqWXmgBcA

Books

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.