What are the main signs and symptoms of Retinoblastoma? Find out in this short video. In collaboration with Childhood Cancer International and the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) has spearheaded a campaign targeted at primary and community healthcare workers to raise awareness of early ‘Signs and Symptoms’ of childhood … Read more
Category: Cancer Types
Name: Retinoblastoma Childhood Cancer Name: Retinoblastoma Main types of Retinoblastoma: Congenital (hereditary) retinoblastoma Sporadic (non-hereditary) retinoblastoma Intraocular retinoblastoma (within the eye) extraocular retinoblastoma (cancer has spread beyond the eye) Special cases Trilateral retinoblastoma: Refers to a syndrome that occurs in 5% to 15% of patients with heritable retinoblastoma defined by the concurrence of bilateral retinoblastoma … Read more
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare malignancy that tends to strike young adults and adolescents. It has an unusual clinical behavior; it is somewhat indolent, with slow progression, and yet is incurable once metastasized. Patients with ASPS often present with extensive metastatic disease, frequently involving the lungs and sometimes the brain.
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MyChild’sCancer is here for you. We are a group of parents which offer knowledge and experience to you, fellow parent, who have just started your journey in the pediatric cancer world. If your child was recently diagnosed with cancer, you have started a long journey. Here you can find testimonials, tips and ‘inside information’ from … Read more
Cancer Localisation: Nervous System, Other Diagnostic method: Biopsy analysis, Blood test Treatment: Chemotherapy, Complementary medicine (ex: Maitake), Radiation, Surgery NeuroBlastoma in a nutshel NeuroBlastoma is currently not a desiease that is curable, rather manageble. In babys under 1.5 years old, it is almost like a different disease as in older kids. The survival rate is … Read more
Cancer Localisation: Lymph System Treatment: Chemotherapy, Radiation, Surgery Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) In a nutshell NHL has two sub-types ** This page is under construction. If you would like to provide relevant information or recomendations for this page please send it toÂ Â MyChildCancer@gmail.comÂ or visit the “contact us” page. External links: The American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO) – … Read more
Cancer Localisation: Brain , Eye Treatment: Chemotherapy, Radiation, Surgery Brain Tumors in a nutshell: Brain tumors are the second most common type of cancers in children, after Leukemia. The brain is part of the Nervous System which also includes the eye (Retina) and the main nervous system (Sympathetic Nervous System). There are about a dozen … Read more
Cancer Localisation: Blood Treatment: Chemotherapy IN A NUTSHELL Leukemia is the most common type of pediatric cancer covering about one third of pediatric cancer. There are two main types of Leukemia: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Here is the statistical breakdown of the different leukemia types: Full Name Type (abbr) % of … Read more
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