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What is neuroblastoma?

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Dr. Faisal Qureshi
Surgery - Pediatric
3 doctors agree

In brief: Cancer

Neuroblastoma is a cancer of the nerve cells in the adrenal gland, neck, chest or spinal cord.
It is usually found in young children under the age of 5, most under 2. The outcome of treatment is determined by the age of the child, stage of the tumor, location, spread and histology.

In brief: Cancer

Neuroblastoma is a cancer of the nerve cells in the adrenal gland, neck, chest or spinal cord.
It is usually found in young children under the age of 5, most under 2. The outcome of treatment is determined by the age of the child, stage of the tumor, location, spread and histology.
Dr. Faisal Qureshi
Dr. Faisal Qureshi
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: A cancer

Neuroblastoma is a cancer of the sympathetic nervous system. It is the second most common solid tumor in children.
It usually occurs before age 3-4 years.

In brief: A cancer

Neuroblastoma is a cancer of the sympathetic nervous system. It is the second most common solid tumor in children.
It usually occurs before age 3-4 years.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine

In brief: Childhood cancer

Neuroblastoma most commonly affects children age 5 or younger, though it may rarely occur in older children.
Develops from immature nerve cells found in several areas of the body,most commonly arises in and around the adrenal glands, with similar origins to nerve cells atop the kidneys.Also other areas of the abdomen, chest, neck and near the spine, where groups of nerve cells in sympathetic chain.

In brief: Childhood cancer

Neuroblastoma most commonly affects children age 5 or younger, though it may rarely occur in older children.
Develops from immature nerve cells found in several areas of the body,most commonly arises in and around the adrenal glands, with similar origins to nerve cells atop the kidneys.Also other areas of the abdomen, chest, neck and near the spine, where groups of nerve cells in sympathetic chain.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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