Pediatric brain tumors are the most common solid cancer of childhood. Immunotherapy is a type of treatment that involves manipulating the host immune response to kill tumor cells and can improve the response of brain tumors to standard therapy.
Aplastic anemia is an insidious disease that produces very few early symptoms, but the sooner it is diagnosed, the better the chances for recovery.
Pediatric brain tumors are diagnosed when a child exhibits signs and symptoms that may indicate an abnormality in the central nervous system. The main ways for diagnosing pediatric brain tumors are imaging tests and biopsies.
Pediatric brain tumours are the most common solid tumors of childhood, and comprise up to 20% of all childhood cancers. In this article, the three most common pediatric brain tumors are discussed including astrocytomas, medulloblastomas and ependymomas.
There are different types of pediatric brain tumors, which are the second most common type of cancers. In this article, the rare brain tumors brainstem gliomas, choroid plexus tumor, primitive neuroectodermal tumors, and craniopharyngioma are discussed.
With red blood cell count, more is not always better. In a condition called polycythemia vera, a high red blood cell count leads to serious, sometimes deadly disease.
Pediatric Brain Tumors (PBTs), are second most common childhood cancer. Radiation therapy utilizes x-rays and small particles which destroys cancer cells. Radiation therapy is an aggressive way of treating PBTs, and should be avoided in younger children.
A plummeting red blood cell (RBC) count after cancer treatment with chemotherapy and radiation is nothing unusual, but there are things you can do to keep your hemoglobin levels higher and your RBC count in control.
Pediatric brain tumors (PBTs) are the second most common cancer of childhood. PBTs are treated with specific chemotherapeutic drugs. The administration of chemotherapy can have long-term side effects for patients and further research needs to conducted.
Brain tumors are the most common solid tumors in children and recognizing early symptoms is necessary for effective treatment. Vomiting, visual impairment, headaches, and seizures are common symptoms that could indicate the presence of a brain tumor.