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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 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


  • Caring for the Whole Family

    Family routines and dynamics naturally change when a child is ill. Here's advice on balancing family needs — including your own — with cancer care.

    Caring for siblings when a child is sick

    Be sure to take care of yourself!

  • Family Stories

Q&A: Cancer Side Effects

Cancer Treatments