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What is pediatric oncology?

Pediatric oncology is a field of medicine focusing on the the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancers.

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What type of cancer is most common in adolescents?
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Leukemia and Lymphoma, followed by germ cell tumors (cancers that begin in cells that give rise to s...
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How has childhood cancer incidence and survival changed?
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Over the past 20 years, there has been some increase in the incidence of children diagnosed with all...
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How common is cancer in children?
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Childhood cancer is relatively rare. It affects only about 14 of every 100,000 children in the Unite...
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What are the various types of thoracic cancers in children?
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Types of Thoracic Cancers occuring in children are:Breast Cancer Bronchial Tumors Pleuropulmonary Bl...
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