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Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
Genetics : Most childhood cancers arise due to genetic aberrations, either inherited syndromes or genetic predisposition for tumor development in the appropriate ... Read More
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Childhood cancer: This is an intense area of current research. There are inherited syndromes that lead to pediatric cancer, but most cases are not. Studying patient tum ... Read More

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Aiming for cure: Early detection and aiming for cure, research and getting funds for it.
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
38 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Unsure how to answer: Are you asking about a particular cancer? If so you need to ask a more specific question. If you're asking how you can eliminate childhood cancer in g ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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It depends...: Usually the cancer itself does not affect height, but our treatments in order to achieve a cure can affect growth. This can be caused by both chemothe ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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Depends on age...: Some of the most common forms of childhood cancer in younger children are neuroblastoma, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (all), brain tumors, retinoblast ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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ALL: Overall, the most common is acute lymphoblastic leukemia (all).
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Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Leukemia: Leukemias, which are cancers of the bone marrow and blood, are the most common childhood cancers.
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Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Leukemia: Leukemias, which are cancers of the bone marrow and blood, are the most common childhood cancers.
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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Variable based on Dx: Childhood cancer includes several different cancers. The outcomes are variable from one cancer to the other and so are the complications. Some common ... Read More
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Numerous: Chemicals, pollutants, toxins, genetics, random bad luck, mutations...To name a few.
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Dr. Scott Diede
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ALL: Overall, the most common childhood cancer is acute lymphoblastic leukemia (all).

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