• 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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  • Desmoid Tumor
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    A desmoid tumor is a tumor of the tissue that surrounds muscles, usually in the abdomen. A desmoid tumor rarely spreads to other parts of the body. It may be called aggressive fibromatosis when the tumor is outside the abdomen. Learn about desmoid tumor and find information on how we support and care for children and teens with desmoid tumor before, during, and after treatment.

  • Dysembryplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor (DNT)
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    This group of tumors occurs in the tissues that cover the brain and spinal cord. They occur in the cerebrum, the part of the brain that controls thought, movement and sensation. Learn about dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors in children and find information on how we support and care for children with DNT before, during, and after treatment.

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