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Leukemia, Lymphoma and Children

Leukemia and lymphoma are the most common cancers in children, and affect not only the patient but the entire family. Learn how leukemia and lymphoma in children are different from adults, and get helpful information about sharing information with your child and supporting them through their cancer journey.

All About Leukemia in Children
Leukemia is the most common cancer in children. Learn everything you need to know, but wished you didn't have to, about leukemia in children.

What Is Childhood Leukemia?
Childhood leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children. Learn more about what childhood leukemia is.

What Causes Childhood Leukemia?
Childhood leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children. Learn more about what causes childhood leukemia.

What are the Symptoms of Acute Leukemia in Children?
Acute leukemia is the most common type of cancer in children. Learn about the signs and symptoms of acute leukemia in children, and what causes them.

What is Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML)?
Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML) is a rare type of aggressive blood cancer that affects infants and young children. Learn about this unique blood cancer from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, treatment and beyond.

Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Treatment
Information about childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment from the National Cancer Institute. Includes an overview of the disease as well as information on staging and treatment

Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia/Other Myeloid Malignancies Treatment
Information about childhood acute myelogenous leukemia treatment from the National Cancer Institute. Includes an overview of the disease as well as information on staging and treatment

Childhood Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) in children can be very different than in adults. Learn about these differences, and how these conditions are treated.

Back to School For Cancer Kids
Returning to school is an important part of development for the child with cancer, but it does pose some challenges. Learn what to expect and tips for handling it.

Learning Difficulty After Childhood Cancer Treatment
Learning difficulties are a side effect of treatment for childhood cancers and may not be apparent until after therapy is over. Learn about the signs of cognitive effects and what you can do if you think your child has it.

Helping Brothers and Sisters of Children Living with Cancer
This podcast provided by Cancercare for Kids is an educational resource for parents, caregivers and professionals. It includes topics such as how siblings are affected by the pediatric cancer experience, determining sibling needs, how to talk to siblings about the cancer experience and much more.

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