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Childhood Cancers: Treatment

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Childhood Cancers: Treatment

Childhood Brain Tumors

  • Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of various childhood brain tumors.
  • Childhood Astrocytomas Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood astrocytomas.
  • Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood brain stem glioma.
  • Childhood Central Nervous System Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors
  • Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood medulloblastoma and childhood supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal and pineal tumors.
  • Childhood Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumors Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood central nervous system germ cell tumors.
  • Childhood Craniopharyngioma Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood craniopharyngioma
  • Childhood Ependymoma Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood ependymoma.

Childhood Cancers of the Kidney

Childhood Leukemias

  • Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
  • Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia/Other Myeloid Malignancies Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood acute myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, and other myeloproliferative disorders.

Childhood Lymphomas

Childhood Sarcomas

  • Ewing Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of Ewing sarcoma.
  • Osteosarcoma and Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of osteosarcoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma of bone.
  • Bone Cancer
    A fact sheet about the diagnosis and treatment of cancers that develop in the bones.
  • Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood rhabdomyosarcoma.
  • Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood soft tissue sarcomas.

Unusual Childhood Cancers

  • Unusual Cancers of Childhood Treatment (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of unusual cancers of childhood such as cancers of the head and neck, chest, abdomen, reproductive system, skin, and others.

Other Childhood Tumors and Disorders

Types of Treatment

  • Childhood Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (PDQ®)
    [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the use of hematopoietic cell transplantation in treating childhood cancer.

Treatment Effects

  • Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the health problems that continue or appear after cancer treatment has ended.
  • Pediatric Supportive Care (PDQ®)
    [ patient ] [ health professional ]
    Expert-reviewed information summary about the unique issues that arise for children during their treatment for cancer, after the completion of treatment, and as adult survivors of cancer.
  • The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: An Overview
    Health problems that develop years later as a result of a cancer treatment are known as late effects. The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) was started in 1994 to better understand these late effects.