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Over The Counter Treatment For Neuroblastoma
Yes: Thankfully treatment of neuroblastoma has improved dramatically over the last decade. That is not to say that all children are curable; the outcome is greatly dependent on the risk stratification that your oncologist perform to tailor treatment. As expected children in the high risk group do not do as well as those in the low risk group. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: The treatment depends on an assignment of risk, which is based on a number of features of the neuroblastoma. In my experience, 12 year old children typically display high risk features. This treatment is very long and intense. It involves chemo, surgery, more chemo and stem cell transplant, radiation, and more chemo. Best of luck. This is good therapy, but it can be hard. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See references: The treatment of neuroblastoma with targeted antibody therapy appears to be available on various research protocols underway at the memorial sloan kettering cancer center in new york. Local physicians may be able to enrole a kid on a study by establishing a relationship with the center. For additional info: see: www.Mskec.Org ; for parent info see: www.Cncfhope.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heel Cups, but...: As this is a condition that commonly affects active children, it is always a good idea to have this evaluated by a foot and ankle specialist to ensure that this is the correct diagnosis. Proper stretching should also always be included in a treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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