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Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a cancer of white blood cells, the cells in the body that normally fight infection.

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a cancer that originates from immature white blood cells, known as myeloblasts, in the bone marrow. Approximately half of childhood AML is successfully treated, and a significant number of childhood AML patients experience relapse or fail to respond to standard treatment.

Kidney Tumors

Pediatric kidney (renal) tumors fall into four primary categories: Wilms Tumors (WT; ~85% of all cases), Clear Cell Sarcomas of the Kidney (CCSK; ~5%), Congenital Mesoblastic Nephromas (CMN; ~4%), and Rhabdoid Tumors of the Kidney (RT; ~3%).

Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma (NBL) is a cancer that arises in immature nerve cells of the sympathetic nervous system, primarily affecting infants and children.

Osteosarcoma

Osteosaroma (OS) is the most common type of bone cancer in children and adolescents.

Last updated: March 20, 2014