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Neuroblastoma

Also known as: neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma

A neuroblastoma is a rare, cancerous tumor that usually occurs in children under the age of 5. Tumors may develop in nerve tissue near the adrenal glands as well as in the abdomen, chest, neck or spinal cord.
 
Treatment: Treatment for high-risk neuroblastoma in children may include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, blood or marrow transplantation and monoclonal antibody (immune) therapy.

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