Information About Pediatric Cancers

The types of cancers that affect children are different than those that occur in adults. These cancers are treated differently and there are different concerns about side effects, based on a child’s age and stage of development. Learn more about each pediatric cancer below.


Leukemia (Pediatric)

Overview of pediatric leukemias, including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

Neuroblastoma

Information about this pediatric tumor most often seen in infants and young children.

Managing Practical, Emotional and Development Concerns

Managing Practical, Emotional and Development Concerns


Caregiving Basics

An overview of cancer caregiving including tips for providing care for a loved one and caring for yourself.

Managing Side Effects


Short Term
Managing Fatigue

This handout discusses fatigue associated with cancer and its treatments and offers tips to decrease and manage fatigue.

Long Term

Resources for Pediatric Cancer Support


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