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Cancer is identified according to the original location and cell type. It strikes just nine thousand youngsters a year, as compared to approximately 1.2 million adults. Cancers of childhood tend to be more curable than adult tumors.

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Benefits of a Pediatric Cancer Program

Both the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the National Cancer Institute recommend that children and adolescents receive diagnosis, staging and treatment at one of the more than two hundred medical centers that specialize in pediatric cancers.