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Childhood Cancer

Most kids with cancer get better. This site helps you learn about the types of cancer that are more likely to affect kids, their treatment, and what you can do.

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  • Leukemia 

    Doctors have lots of different treatments for blood cancers, each tailored to a child's needs.

    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

    Acute myeloid leukemia

    Juvenile myelonmonocytic leukemia

    Chronic myelogenous leukemia

  • Tumors

    Tumors can happen anywhere in the body, and each type is treated differently.

    Brain tumors

    Liver tumors

    Wilms tumor

    Germ cell tumors

Life With Cancer

What can you do to be sure your child stays healthy at home? How can you support your child? And what can you do to be sure you and the rest of your family stay strong? Explore our tips below.

  • Supporting Kids With Cancer

    From building strength with healthy food to helping kids adjust to changes in appearance, here are ways you can offer support.

    Learn about nutrition and diet

    Help kids relax

    Prepare for the physical side effects of treatment

  • Supporting Teens

    If you're parenting a teen with cancer, here are ways to help them keep up with life.

    Help with school

    Help kids cope with worry

    Neutropenia

  • Beyond Cancer

    Kids in remission are likely to feel better, eat better, and have more energy. Emotionally, kids and their families feel more relaxed and begin to enjoy life more.

    Staying healthy

    Resolving late effects

  • Family Stories

Q&A: Cancer Side Effects