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Childhood Cancers

For an overview of cancer in children, see the NCI Fact Sheet, Cancer in Children and Adolescents.


Information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy.

Supportive Care

Information related to the side effects of cancer treatment, management of cancer-related complications and pain, and psychosocial concerns.

Prevention, Genetics, Causes

Information related to genetics, risk factors, and prevention.

Screening and Testing

Information about methods of cancer detection including new imaging technologies, information about tumor markers, and biopsy procedures.


Information about managing the physical and emotional effects of cancer and its treatment