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

See Childhood Cancers Research to learn about the range of programs that NCI supports to improve our understanding of cancer in children and develop effective treatments for all types of childhood cancers.


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

Screening and Testing

Information about methods of cancer detection, including imaging technologies and tumor markers

Supportive Care

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


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

Research and Related Information

Other information, including reports about NCI priorities for cancer research and initiatives