Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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More than 80 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are cured, and chemotherapy is an effective treatment for childhood cancer.
Chemotherapy or “chemo” can shrink cancerous tumors, prevent cancer from spreading (metastasizing) elsewhere in the body, or relieve discomfort caused by a tumor.
Pediatric Cancer Surgery
Survival rates for children with cancer have risen dramatically, a result of major advances in cancer treatments, including pediatric cancer surgery.
Pediatric Cancer: An Overview
Pediatric cancers although common are highly treatable. Radiation therapy can be used safely and effectively to treat a variety of cancers that affect children.
It’s important to know that fatigue comes with having cancer and is also a side effect of treatments.
Pediatric Cancer Immunotherapy
Immune therapy uses the body’s own immune system to attack cancer cells. Pediatric cancer immunotherapy has become an important treatment for many childhood cancers.
Pediatric urology helps children by performing routine procedures like circumcisions and reconstructive surgeries for sexual development disorders.
Diagnosing Pediatric Sarcomas
Pediatric sarcomas are a rare type of childhood cancer that requires a team of specialized experts for treatment.
Colorectal Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
If you're concerned about colorectal cancer, here are some answers to commonly asked questions about risk factors, detection and treatment.
Gastrointestinal Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancer may occur in the organs of the gastrointestinal tract or in the accessory organs of the digestive system such as the pancreas or liver.
Treating Pediatric Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Malignant pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors, including low-grade gliomas and medulloblastomas, are the second most common childhood cancer.
Leukemia in Children
Leukemia (cancer of the bone marrow) affects children differently from adults; many types are more treatable in pediatric patients than adults.
Diagnosing Colorectal Cancer
Staying on top of colonoscopy check-ups can help with detecting colorectal cancer early.
Pancreatic cancer begins in the cells of the pancreas, an organ behind the stomach that produces hormones such as insulin and enzymes to aid digestion.
Pancreatic surgery can treat many conditions, including pancreatic cancer, cysts, benign tumors, chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer.
Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Radiation therapy treatments for pancreatic cancer include external bean radiation therapy (with chemotherapy) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT).
An endoscopic ultrasound lets doctors see through the intestinal walls in order to evaluate problems involving the esophagus, stomach, colon and pancreas.