Oncology

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  1. About Cancer

    Detailed information on cancer in children, including causes, diagnosis, treatment, and coping

  2. About Clinical Trials: Information from the National Cancer Institute

    Clinical trials are studies, managed by government agencies, educational institutions, private not-for-profit organizations, or commercial businesses, to develop, produce, and evaluate the effectiveness of new treatments and therapies for diseases.

  3. Alternative Therapy for Cancer

    Detailed information on cancer and complementary and alternative therapy

  4. Bone Marrow Transplantation in Children

    The goal of a bone marrow transplant is to transfuse healthy bone marrow cells into a child after his or her own unhealthy bone marrow has been eliminated.

  5. Brain Tumors in Children

    Detailed information on brain tumors, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, types, and treatment

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Chemotherapy for Children

    Detailed information on chemotherapy and managing chemotherapy side effects in children

  9. Chemotherapy for Children: Side Effects

    Detailed information on chemotherapy and managing chemotherapy side effects in children

  10. 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.

  11. Diagnosing Cancer

    Detailed information on diagnosing cancer in children

  12. Ewing Sarcoma

    Detailed information on Ewing sarcoma, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  13. Germ Cell Tumors

    Detailed information on germ cell tumors, including causes, types, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  14. Glossary - Oncology

    Glossary of terms relating to cancer in children

  15. Hepatoblastoma

    Detailed information on hepatoblastoma, including causes, stages, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

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