The types of cancers that occur most often in children are different from those seen in adults. To get detailed information about a specific type of childhood cancer, choose one of the cancer types listed here.
Whether your child has just been diagnosed with cancer, is going through treatment, or is trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find information in our Detailed Guide. Or get a shorter, simpler version in If Your Child Has Cancer.
If your child is facing cancer, we can help you learn about treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help your child get through treatment and live well afterward.
The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from cancer. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history.
Read inspiring stories of children and young adults who have faced cancer.
Read about the latest developments in childhood cancer.