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Oncology (Cancer) A to Z

A to Z: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

Learn about different types of leukemia and cancers that affect the blood and bone marrow.

A to Z: Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

Learn about different types of leukemia and cancers that affect the blood and bone marrow.

A to Z: Brain Stem Glioma

This type of brain tumor forms in the brain stem, the part of the brain that coordinates messages and controls processes like breathing and digestion. Learn more here.

A to Z: Ependymoma

This tumor forms from cells in the brain and spinal cord that make cerebrospinal fluid. Learn more about this cancer here.

A to Z: Graft Versus Host Disease

When a person receives a stem cell transplant, this treatable complication can make it tougher for the immune system to heal.

A to Z: Hemophagocytic Syndrome

Hemophagocytic syndrome (HPS) is a rare and potentially life-threatening blood disorder of the immune system. It mostly affects infants and children but can develop at any age.

A to Z: Neoplasm (Tumor), Malignant

Learn about tumors and cancer.

A to Z: Neutropenia

Neutropenia is when the body has very low levels of certain white blood cells called neutrophils, the body's main defense against infection.

A to Z: Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET)

Primitive neuroectodermal tumors, or PNETs, are tumors that can happen anywhere in the brain or spine.