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NEUROBLASTOMA FACTS

Neuroblastoma is a cancer that generally affects children under the age of 10. There are 4 stages of Neuroblastoma, and the cancer can be aggressive or non-aggressive. The cancer most often starts in the adrenal gland and can spread to other parts of the body. Treatment can include chemotherapy, radiation and stem cell transplant.

 

 

Neuroblastoma Resources:

KidsHealth.org – information on Neuroblastoma

Cancer.net – an overview of Neuroblastoma

St. Jude – information on Neuroblastoma

Cure Search for Children’s Cancer – CureSearch for Children‘s Cancer funds and supports
targeted and innovative children‘s cancer research with measurable
results, and is the authoritative source of information and resources
for all those affected by children‘s cancer.

Chirdren’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota – Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood.

NEUROBLASTOMA FACTS

Neuroblastoma is a cancer that generally affects children under the age of 10. There are 4 stages of Neuroblastoma, and the cancer can be aggressive or non-aggressive. The cancer most often starts in the adrenal gland and can spread to other parts of the body. Treatment can include chemotherapy, radiation and stem cell transplant.

 

 

Neuroblastoma Resources:

KidsHealth.org – information on Neuroblastoma

Cancer.net – an overview of Neuroblastoma

St. Jude – information on Neuroblastoma

Cure Search for Children’s Cancer – CureSearch for Children‘s Cancer funds and supports
targeted and innovative children‘s cancer research with measurable
results, and is the authoritative source of information and resources
for all those affected by children‘s cancer.

Chirdren’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota – Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood.

Congenital Heart Disease

Many people think of heart problems as conditions that only affect adults. But the fact is, 1 out of every 120 babies in the United States is born with heart disease. That makes congenital heart disease the most common type of birth defect.

 

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