Over the years, there has been an increase in the cases of children with cancer. Why is this happening? What could be the reason? How common is cancer in children?
However, the types of cancer that occur commonly in children differ from the types of cancer that develop in adults. Unlike lifestyle and other factors that contribute a lot to the development of cancer in adults, in children, it is usually the result of DNA changes and similar factors.
Go through this ClipBook to know more about cancer in children.
This article presents an overview of commonly occurring cancer among children including the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment procedures, new therapies under review and notes on ongoing research.
Cancers in children are sometimes hard to recognize because common illnesses or everyday bumps and bruises can mask the early warning signs. Take a closer look at the top five cancers found in children and the warning signs for each.
Research so far as not been able to tell us why certain children develop cancer and others don’t. What is known is that chromosome disorders account for most leukemias. High levels of exposure to radiation, such as the use of X-rays during pregnan...
The article enumerates different types of treatment for cancer among children including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, clinical trial and surgery.
A study found that breastfeeding a child for six months or longer was associated with a 19% lower risk for childhood leukemia, compared to children who had been breastfed for less time or not at all.
There are simple things you can do to prevent childhood cancer. Here are 20 such tips, which will help prevent or, at least, lower the risk of cancer in children.