Category: Cancer Types


Ependymoma

By Joyce Vazq,

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

Retinoblastoma Signs and Symptoms (Video).

By Joyce Vazq,

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

Detect Eye Cancer (Retinoblastoma) with Your Smart Phone.

By Joyce Vazq,

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

Retinoblastoma

By Joyce Vazq,

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)

By Super User,

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.    

MedulloBlastoma

By Super User,

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Childhood Cancer Basics

By Super User,

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

NeuroBlastoma

By Super User,

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

Hodgkins Disease

By Super User,

This page is under construction. If you would like to provide relevant information or recomendations for this page please send it to MyChildCancer@gmail.com or visit the “contact us” page.

HepatoCellular Carcinoma

By Super User,

Cancer Localisation: Liver Diagnostic method: Biopsy analysis, MRI scan, PET/CT scan Treatment: Chemotherapy, Surgery   ** This page is under construction. If you would like to provide relevant information or recomendations for this page please send it to MyChildCancer@gmail.com or visit the “contact us” page.   ** External links: The National Cancer Institute (NCI) – Childhood Liver  … Read more