Should I keep my kids out of school?

The decision about whether to send your children back to school or keep them at home is personal and will depend on your individual circumstances and the level of risk. To get the best advice, we recommend you speak to your treating team so that they can help you to make the best decision for you.


Not all people affected by cancer will have a compromised immune system however if you do, you may still need to take additional precautions to keep yourself safe. If you need support or practical assistance, please remember that our information and support line is available on 13 11 20.

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