Childhood Leukemia Overview
Whether your child has just been diagnosed with leukemia, is going through treatment, or is trying to stay well after treatment, this overview guide can help you find the answers you need. Click on the topics below to get started.
What Is Leukemia in Children?
- What is cancer?
- What are the differences between cancers in adults and children?
- What is childhood leukemia?
- How many children get leukemia?
Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention
Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Staging
Treating Leukemia in Children
- How is childhood leukemia treated?
- Immediate treatment of childhood leukemia
- Surgery for childhood leukemia
- Radiation treatment for childhood leukemia
- Chemotherapy for childhood leukemia
- Targeted therapy for childhood leukemia
- High-dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant for childhood leukemia
- Treatment of children with acute lymphocytic leukemia
- Treatment of children with acute myeloid leukemia
- Treatment of children with acute promyelocytic leukemia
- Treatment of children with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia
- Treatment of children with chronic myelogenous leukemia
- More information on treating childhood leukemia
- Clinical trials for childhood leukemia
- Complementary and alternative therapies for childhood leukemia
Talking With Your Doctor
- Moving on after treatment
- Social and emotional issues during and after treatment of childhood leukemia
- Late and long-term effects of treatment for childhood leukemia
- Keeping good medical records