A term used to describe cancers that occur between birth and 14 years of age. Pediatric cancers are very rare and may differ from adult cancers in the way they grow and spread, how they are treated, and how they respond to treatment.
What are the most common pediatric cancers?
- Brain and spinal cord tumors.
- Wilms tumor.
- Lymphoma (including both Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin)
- Bone cancer (including osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma)
What age is pediatric cancer?
What is the survival rate for childhood cancer?
How is pediatric cancer diagnosed?
What is the life expectancy of a child with neuroblastoma?
Can leukemia be cured?
Is childhood cancer curable?
What causes cancer in kids?
Why are childhood cancers on the rise?
How can I prevent my child from getting cancer?
- Avoiding alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy.
- Keeping children away from secondhand smoke.
- Reducing exposure to traffic-related air pollution.
- Avoiding exposure to chemicals that can cause cancer.
What is leukemia survival rate?
How many childhood cancer survivors are there?
What are signs of childhood cancer?
- Continued, unexplained weight loss.
- Headaches, often with early morning vomiting.
- Increased swelling or persistent pain in the bones, joints, back, or legs.
- Lump or mass, especially in the abdomen, neck, chest, pelvis, or armpits.
- Development of excessive bruising, bleeding, or rash.
Can a child survive stage 4 neuroblastoma?
Can a child beat neuroblastoma?
How do babies get neuroblastoma?
Why do kids get leukemia?
What were your first signs of leukemia in a child?
- Pale skin.
- Feeling tired, weak, or cold.
- Shortness of breath, trouble breathing.
- Frequent or long-term infections.
- Easy bruising or bleeding, such as nosebleeds or bleeding gums.
Can a child survive leukemia?
Are childhood cancers more aggressive?
This is because their cancers tend to be more aggressive, and they are often more advanced when they are diagnosed.