Mary has a brain tumour

This storybook is about Mary, who is diagnosed with a brain tumour when she is aged five. It is written for parents and carers to read with children to help them understand cancer and treatment. Mary has an operation, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and loses her hair because of her 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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You can download or order a printed copy from the children's section of our Publications Library, along with other storybooks and useful publications.