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What is the deadliest cancer type amongst children?

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Dr. Garron Miller
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: See below

All can be deadly, but a.
L.L is the most common in young children.

In brief: See below

All can be deadly, but a.
L.L is the most common in young children.
Dr. Garron Miller
Dr. Garron Miller
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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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 spectrum is diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (dipg), a tumor located in the pons (middle) of the brain stem. The 2 year survival rate is only 10%, with practically no survivors at 5 years (the usual metric used for cure).

In brief: 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 spectrum is diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (dipg), a tumor located in the pons (middle) of the brain stem. The 2 year survival rate is only 10%, with practically no survivors at 5 years (the usual metric used for cure).
Dr. Scott Diede
Dr. Scott Diede
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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. Leukemias, of which acute lymphocytic leukemia (all) are common. Again, the survival rate (5 years) has gotten better with the advent of modern chemotherapy.

In brief: 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. Leukemias, of which acute lymphocytic leukemia (all) are common. Again, the survival rate (5 years) has gotten better with the advent of modern chemotherapy.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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