Many patients diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor claimed that this video helped them to learn and understand deeply about their condition. For this reason, we want to share with you this lecture about Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) from the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust given by Dr. Christos Toumpanakis and Jorge Garcia-Hernandez. Eventhoug is not specifically … Read more
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For the first ophthalmology referral if you have any unusual photos of your child’s eye/s, take these with you. Since the treatment includes many interventions, it is crucial to find a specialized clinic with a formed clinical team including pediatric oncologists, ocular oncologists, pediatric ophthalmologists, surgeons, radiation treatment specialists, rehabilitation specialists and genetic counselors. After … Read more
Ependymoma Name: Ependymoma Childhood Cancer Name: Ependymoma, Main types of Ependymoma: Ependymoma is a class of tumor that occurs in the brain or spinal cord. It includes different subtypes and grades. It is the third most common type of childhood brain tumor. Subependymomas (grade I): Typically slow-growing tumors. Myxopapillary ependymomas (grade I): Typically slow-growing tumors. Ependymomas … Read more
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
Retinoblastoma is curable when diagnosed early and treated appropriately, this post is dedicated to inspiration and awareness, often affected families who underwent though this road get a call to action to help other families and make their path easier by sharing or creating tools and information to friends, teachers, medical students, who can help with … Read more
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