Educational Follow-up in a Cohort of Children at the Royal Marsden Hospital (RMH)
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To document pre-diagnosis educational abilities, to document any change in educational achievements following treatment, to document educational support given within the statement process and to document the timing of support.
Condition or disease
This will be a retrospective study. Cases will be identified by looking at the Royal Marsden Hospital (RMH) coding database. All the patients will have completed treatment for a brain tumour. The children all need to have started school before the diagnosis of their brain tumour so that we can look at easily defined educational assessments in this cohort. Children will be identified by looking at RMH coding of diagnosis and include children aged between 4 years and 18 years old (school age).
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Ages Eligible for Study:
4 Years to 18 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Cases will be identified by looking at RMH coding database. Medical information will be sort from the electronic patient records (EPR) and from the patient notes.
patients/parental consent for RMH accessing educational information from them and their school
patients with a primary brain tumour
children with secondary brain tumours
children who have had treatment for a relapse of primary brain tumour