• Pediatric Cancer Types

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    Find detailed, up-to-date information for many common and rare types of pediatric-onset cancer, and learn about how we support and care for our pediatric cancer patients before, during and after treatment.

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  • Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic (ALL)
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    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a fast-growing type of blood cancer in which too many lymphoblasts (immature white blood cells) are found in the blood and bone marrow. Learn about acute lymphoblastic leukemia and find information on how we support and care for children and teens with ALL before, during, and after treatment.

  • Leukemia, Acute Myeloid (AML)
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    Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) is a quickly progressing disease in which too many immature white blood cells (not lymphocytes) are found in the blood and bone marrow. Learn about acute myelogenous leukemia and find information on how we support and care for children and teens with AML before, during, and after treatment.

  • Leukemia, Chronic Myelogenous (CML)
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    Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a slowly progressing disease in which too many white blood cells are made in the bone marrow. Learn about chronic myelogenous leukemia and find information on how we support and care for children and teens with CML before, during, and after treatment.

  • Liposarcoma
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    Liposarcoma is a rare cancer of the fat cells. Learn about liposarcoma and find information on how we support and care for children and teens with liposarcoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Liver Cancer
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    Primary liver cancer forms in the tissues of the liver. Secondary liver cancer spreads to the liver from another part of the body. Learn about liver cancer and find information on how we support and care for children and teens with liver cancer before, during, and after treatment.

  • Lymphoma, Burkitt
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    Burkitt lymphoma is a fast-growing type of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma that occurs most often in children and young adults. The disease may affect the jaw, central nervous system, kidneys, ovaries, or other organs. Learn about Burkitt lymphoma and find information on how we support and care for children and teens with Burkitt lymphoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Lymphoma, Hodgkin
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    Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of the immune system. Symptoms include the painless enlargement of lymph nodes, fever, weight loss, or fatigue. Learn about Hodgkin lymphoma and find information on how we support and care for children and teens with Hodgkin lymphoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
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    Non-Hodgkin lymphoma refers to any of a large group of cancers of the immune system that can occur at any age and are often marked by enlarged lymph nodes, fever, and weight loss. Learn about non-Hodgkin lymphoma and find information on how we support and care for children and teens with non-Hodgkin before, during, and after treatment.

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