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
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
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