About Cancer

  1. Cancer Overview

    Cancer cells don't function properly, and they can spread to many areas of the body. Tumors are clusters of cells that are capable of growing and dividing uncontrollably; their growth is not regulated.

  2. Causes of Cancer

    There is no one single cause for cancer. Scientists believe that it is the interaction of many factors--genetic, environmental, or constitutional characteristics of the individual.

  3. Coping with a Diagnosis of Cancer in Children

    A cancer diagnosis is shocking and overwhelming. But prognosis of childhood cancer continues to improve, and the chance of being cured continues to increase.

  4. Diagnosing Cancer

    Detailed information on diagnosing cancer in children

  5. Questions to Ask Your Child's Physician

    Detailed information on questions to ask your child's physician about cancer

  6. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

    A sentinel lymph node biopsy is a surgical procedure that helps doctors determine if or how far a cancer has spread within the body.

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