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What is the deadliest cancer type in children

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Hard to tell: Medulloblastoma is a deadly neuro cancer that is frequently seen in children. The survival rate has steadily increased over the recent years. Leukemia ... Read More
Dr. Garron Miller
22 years experience Pediatrics
See below: All can be deadly, but a.L.L is the most common in young children.
Dr. Scott Diede
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DIPG: The overall cure rate for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (all) is great at ~ 90%. Medulloblastoma is also improving at ~75%. On the other end of the spe ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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Leukemia and...: Some of the most common forms of childhood cancer in younger children are acute lymphoblastic leukemia (all), neuroblastoma, brain tumors, and wilms t ... Read More
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Dr. Arie Pelta
20 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
High: U need work with genetic councellor for hnpcc or lynch.
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Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Depends...: I sorry to hear your siblings have cancer. Cancer clearly has a genetic component that is often heritable, but it is not straightforward. It really de ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
Pediatric oncologist: Physicians who specialize in cancer care for children are pediatric oncologists. These doctors have generally done medical school plus a three year p ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain tumor: Most common brain tumors in this age group are tumors of the posterior fossa which are medulloblastoma and cerebellar astrocytomas, also not uncommon ... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Woodson
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not contagious : Cancer is not contagious and cannot be transmitted from one person to another.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Rephrase ur question: Please rephrase your question to get a better answer. There are a lot of type of cancers. I am not sure i understand your question.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Several not in skin: most malignancies are glandular in origin and at least by type can easily be diagnosed. The second most common lesions are of squamous origin. More u ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Thousands: More are reported each month. For some, only a handful of cases are known.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Warner
40 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Similar to adults: Cancer testing is based upon symptoms and commoness of specific cancers in certain age groups. This usually entails xray studies, usually scans, and o ... Read More
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