Cancer and Blood Disorders Resources

Education materials and other resources

Patient and Family Education Materials If you need quick, clear info about a kids’ health topic, we have it all!


Want to hear more from our team on specific cancer and blood disorder topics, diagnoses and our programs? Check out our cancer and blood disorder videos.

Wish-giving organizations

Various organizations exist to positively impact the lives of children diagnosed with serious illnesses like cancer or blood disorders. Check out Make-A-Wish Foundation and Wishes and More to enhance the life of a child fighting a terminal or life-threatening condition.

More Resources

American Cancer Society
Get information on all aspects of cancer, from research to emotional support, from the American Cancer Society, a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

American Society of Hematology
The world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders has information on diagnosis, treatment and prevention of blood and bone marrow disorders.

Back to School Program
Professional education program for parents and young adults/adult patients, school teachers, nurses, social workers, guidance counselors, college faculty, school psychologists and administrators. The program provides information about learning, social, and emotional changes after cancer treatment and strategies to help patients at school including information about IEPs and 504 plans.

Cancer Kids Fund
Find out more about how this Fund may help make your family’s journey at Children’s a little easier.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (blood disorders)
Detailed information on blood disorders.

COG Family Handbook  (Spanish Translation) (French Translation)
The Children’s Oncology Group Family Handbook 2nd Edition, provides families with reliable information about treatment, support, and follow-up care for children and young people with cancer.

Funds and supports targeted and innovative children’s cancer research with measurable results, and is the authoritative source of information and resources for all those affected by children’s cancer.

Emergency management of fever and neutropenia
A resource for use by patients with an oncology diagnosis when being seen for illness or other symptoms in an emergency room other than Children’s Minnesota.

National Cancer Institute
The federal government’s principal agency for cancer research and training.


At Children’s Minnesota, we know how important reliable information about conditions and illnesses is.