•   0.5hrs
  •   Public
  •   Version: 3
  •   Review due: December 2027

This module is designed to provide an understanding of central nervous system (CNS) tumours. This resource has been developed for health professionals who care for children and/or adolescents with cancer. 


This module has been developed by the Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service (PICS), with input from the Children’s Cancer Centres at The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne and Monash Children’s Hospital. 


Additional Information

Other paediatric related learning opportunities include:

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What you will achieve

  • Identify the types of CNS tumours seen in children and adolescents
  • List some of the presenting signs and symptoms
  • Understand the approaches to diagnosis and treatment
  • List some of the side effects of both disease and treatment

Who is this course for?

This course is developed for nursing staff new to the speciality of paediatric oncology and patients and families of children receiving chemotherapy.


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