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This course on Brain Tumours in Children will enable you to more confidently diagnose brain tumours in children and to understand that presenting symptoms may vary according to the age of the child.

Brain tumours are the commonest cancer cause of death in children and adolescents. People often present initially to primary care and this session will help you to improve your diagnostic skills and to safety net appropriately, through the use of case studies.

This course was developed in partnership with HeadSmart.

This course is FREE to RCGP Members and Associates in Training. If you are a non-member, you can purchase it on the RCGP website.


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Time to complete this course: 45 minutes
Date of publication: September 2012
Reviewed & updated: December 2015