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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07/10/2017 — Meet our July Patient of the Month, Lacy. Lacy was only 2 years old when her parents noticed that something was wrong. They took her to various doctors to try to find what could be the cause, Lacy had an 8 cm. tumor in her brain, occupying most of the lower part of her head.
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07/10/2017 — Meet our July Patient of the Month, Lacy. Lacy was only 2 years old when her parents noticed that something was wrong. They took her to various doctors to try to find what could be the cause, Lacy had an 8 cm. tumor in her brain, occupying most of the lower part of her head.