Pediatric Leukemia is also called as Juvenile Leukemia and childhood leukemia. Accounts for less than 1% of childhood leukemias Approx. 25-50 children are diagnosed each year in the US Children are usually diagnosed before 2 years old More common in boys than girls Symptoms can take months to develop Usually no symptoms are seen in the early stages Once diagnosed progressive deterioration occurs.
This Leukemia is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in children, accounting for about 30% of all cases. Approximately 1 in 2,000 children will develop it before the age of 15 years.
Related Journals of Pediatric Leukemia