Also known as: 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.
This page was last updated on: 1/11/2018 11:59:02 AM
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Children being treated by the Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, Neuro Oncology Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and their families took part in a holiday celebration.
Dr. Toba N. Niazi, Neurosurgeon, and Dr. Ziad A. Khatib, Hematologist and Oncologist, discuss the second leading cause of cancer in children, brain tumors.