Mary has a brain tumour

This storybook is about Mary, who is diagnosed with a brain tumour when she is five years old. Mary has an operation, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and loses her hair because of her cancer treatment.

Mary has a brain tumour is written for parents and carers to read with children to help them understand cancer and treatment.

The book explains cancer, its treatment and side effects in simple language. It has a useful glossary of words to do with hospital life, brain tumours and cancer treatment.

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