A Primer on Liver Tumors in Children

A Primer on Liver Tumors in Children

Liver tumors are among the most common types of tumors in children. These tumors – which are more often malignant than benign – pose a risk to children by changing the way that their liver functions. They can also cause damage to other organs if they grow too big and spread outside of the liver.…
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Brain and Spinal Tumors in Children

As a child grows and develops, it is possible that an abnormal group of cells will grow and develop as well. These abnormal cells will metastasize and grow within many different portions of the body. Specifically with these types of tumors, the cells will grow abnormally large on or within a portion of the brain…
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The Nightmare of Neuroblastoma

When it comes to cancer in children, there are so many different medical terms, causes, and symptoms floating around that it can be difficult to sort through all of the information. Neuroblastoma is a type of cancer that is especially difficult for parents to handle. What exactly is neuroblastoma? Neuroblastoma attacks the nervous system and…
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Rare Childhood Cancers

Cancer is a devastating event that leaves confusion among children and families. Even in the simplest of cases, treatment can be more challenging due to a child’s size and developing immune system. And while there is no easy to understand cancer diagnosis, some cancers are more commonly seen in children than others. A diagnosis of…
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