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Childhood Leukemia Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Types

Know the signs and symptoms of childhood leukemia. Find out how childhood leukemia is tested for, diagnosed, and classified. 

Detection and Diagnosis

Catching cancer early often allows for more treatment options. Some early cancers may have signs and symptoms that can be noticed, but that is not always the case.

Subtypes and Outlook (Prognosis)

Learn how childhood leukemia is classified and how this may affect treatment options.

Questions to Ask about Childhood Leukemia

Here are some questions to ask your cancer care team to help you better understand a childhood leukemia diagnosis and treatment options.