Paediatric Oncology

Paediatric Cancer is rare but unfortunately now a days many child deaths main cause is cancer. Cancers that are exclusive to children are Neuroblastoma, wilms tumor, Rhabdomyosarcoma, retinoblastoma. Currently, it is estimated that there are 350,000 adult survivors of childhood cancer in the United States. Children who survive cancer have more years than adults to develop long-term consequences of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, which include Infertility, Poor growth, Cardiac damage, Development of second cancers.

Treatment for Children’s cancers are not always like adult cancers. Paediatric  Oncology is a sub speciality which only focused on the child cancer patients. Treatment for child cancer depends on the type of cancer and common  types of treatment is surgery, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, stem cell transplant.

  • Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Wilms Tumor
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Osteosarcoma

Related Conference of Paediatric Oncology

Paediatric Oncology Conference Speakers