Childhood cancer is a type of cancer typically arising from primitive cells. Because of the special needs of children both physically and emotionally children are often treated by team specialists who know the difference between childhood and adult cancers. The team specialists include pediatric oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, pediatric oncology nurses and nurse practitioners. Teams operate from hospitals or clinics and specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents up to the age of 20,

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Mass General: Center for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Provides information on pediatric cancers and how to schedule an appointment. [Massachusetts]
MD Anderson Cancer Center: Children's Cancer Hospital
Information about programs, services, clinical trials, doctors, staff, and childhood cancer. [Texas]
Memorial Sloan-Kettering: Pediatric Cancer Care
Information about childhood cancers and resources for patients and their families, as well as counsel and practical information. [New York]
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Comprehensive cancer center providing supportive atmosphere, diagnostic capability and treatment for children. [Tennessee]
Sydney Children's Hospital: Centre for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Resource of this teaching hospital of the University of New South Wales offers information on childhood cancer, treatment options, and support. [Australia]
Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers
Pediatric blood disease and cancer treatment center located at Texas Children's Hospital that specializes in hematology-oncology research. [Texas]
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