PEDIATRIC CANCER and HEMATOLOGY NEWEST TREATMENT

PEDIATRIC CANCER and HEMATOLOGY NEWEST TREATMENT

Treatment for childhood cancer is based mainly on the type and stage (extent) of the cancer. The main types of treatment used for childhood cancer are:

1:Surgery

2:Radiation therapy

3:Chemotherapy (chemo)

Some types of childhood cancers might be treated with high-dose chemo followed by a stem cell transplant. And newer types of treatment, such as targeted therapy drugs and immunotherapy, are becoming increasingly important in treating some types of childhood cancer.