Home > Medical > Cancer > Cancer in children Cancer in children All sections in Cancer » About Cancer » Campaigning for Cancer » Cancer and your Diet » Cancer in Children » Cancer Treatment » Facts and Figures » Leukaemia » Living with Cancer » Multimedia » Cancer News » Real-life Story » Triggers and Prevention » What to read More and more children survive cancer Owing to earlier methods of detection, improved medication and more effective treatment methods, many more children’s lives are saved than was the case thirty years ago. Tips for parents of children with cancer But how do parents approach this very difficult topic? How does one explain a disease like cancer to a child? Here are some tips that might help you deal with this situation. Knowledge is power - The power to save young lives It is impossible to imagine a loss greater than the loss of a child. Especially if, in retrospect, the parents discover the loss could have been prevented. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » One year of cancer treatment in one minute Girl 'given' HIV to fight her cancer Ewing's sarcoma Ewing’s sarcoma is a rare bone tumour in which cancer cells are found in the bone or soft tissues. Explaining cancer to your child The age of the child is very important in deciding how to explain cancer. The maturity level of the child is also important, as this will help parents decide their course of action load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.