12 doctors weighed in:
Is neuroblastoma common in teenagers?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Neuroblastoma
No.

In brief: Neuroblastoma
No.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
It is more common in early childhood, but remains a rare tumor. 400-500 cases a year in the U.
S.

In brief: No
It is more common in early childhood, but remains a rare tumor. 400-500 cases a year in the U.
S.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Joseph Torkildson
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Neroblastoma is primarily a disease of infants and young children.
More than 95% of cases are diagnosed by 10 years of age. Unfortunately, older children and teenagers who develop neuroblastoma often have very aggressive, widely spread disease when diagnosed, and cure is very difficult.

In brief: No
Neroblastoma is primarily a disease of infants and young children.
More than 95% of cases are diagnosed by 10 years of age. Unfortunately, older children and teenagers who develop neuroblastoma often have very aggressive, widely spread disease when diagnosed, and cure is very difficult.
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
Dr. Joseph Torkildson
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