Hematology and Oncology
Herbert Bevan, MD
Megan Burke, MD
Raven Cooksey, MD
Eric Lowe, MD
Melissa Mark, MD
William Owen, MD
Linda Pegram, MD
Anthony Villella, MD
Eric Werner, MD

About Cancer in Children

The most common childhood cancers are leukemia, brain tumors, embryonal tumors and sarcomas. The treatment of childhood cancers differs significantly from adult cancer care.

Causes and Treatment

For most childhood cancers the cause is not known. National research is ongoing in an attempt to indentify the casues of childhood cancer. Childhood cancers are treated by a combination of therapies (chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation).

Cancer is a complex illness that requires clinical care by a physician. Listed in the directory below is some general information about cancer. Specific diagnosis are found on our conditions/diseases page. If you cannot find the information you're seeking, please visit the online resources page for additional information on that topic.