"Children are not little adults!" - even if this sentence may seem a little trite to some, it remains true.
Radiotherapy often forms an elementary part of tumour treatment. However, as important as this measure is, it is usually preceded by various fears and concerns on the part of those affected. Many patients may have already heard of negative experiences and unpleasant side effects of radiotherapy in their personal surroundings.
After a serious illness and sometimes long-term or even permanent changes in physical integrity such as a tracheostoma, the return to everyday life is often perceived as a particular challenge by those affected and their relatives.