Leukemia makes up about 33% of all childhood cancers. The conventional way to treat ALL is through chemotherapy, which is conducted in three phases: induction, consolidation and maintenance, and leads to a survival rate of 85%.
Leukemia is the most common cancer in pediatric patients. There are many known risk factors that are associated with leukemia in children. Genetics and exposure to radiation are the most well-established risk factors for the development of leukemia.
Leukemia is the most common cancer that occurs in children, and therefore it is important recognize symptoms. Many of the symptoms in children with leukemia are related to anemia, enlargement of organs, swelling of lymph nodes and thymus, and genetics.
Eating, drinking, swallowing and even talking can become difficult for cancer patients because of a burning sensation in the mouth after cancer therapy. There are plenty of treatment options as well as at home remedies that are available for this.
Mouth Dryness is one of the most common complaints that patients undergoing cancer treatment have. It can be very difficult to manage this condition, however, proper intervention at the right time will go a long way in minimizing its occurrence.
Dental treatment forms a very important part of pre-cancer evaluation and therapy that a patient undergoes, especially if the lesion is located in the head and neck region. Here are some things that you need to be aware of.
Oral Care during cancer treatment is very important and can differ greatly from routine oral care. We outline the things that patients must look out for as well as the practices they must follow to prevent dental problems from cropping up.
Pediatric brain tumors are the second most common cancer of childhood. While it is unclear why most brain tumors form, exposure to radiation and inheritance of genetic mutations have been found to correlate with an increased risk of brain tumors.
Pediatric brain tumors are the most common form of solid tumors in children. One area of medical advances showing promise in the treatment of brain tumors is gene therapy. There are many pre-clinical studies around the world to optimize gene therapy.
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.