Chemotherapy for Parents
Chemotherapy (chemo) is treatment with medicines that stop the growth of cancer cells.
Chemotherapy for Teens
Chemotherapy (chemo) is treatment with medicines that stop the growth of cancer cells. Find out how chemo works and what to expect when getting treatment.
Word! Chemotherapy for Kids
Chemotherapy is the use of special medicines to treat cancer.
Chemotherapy for Kids
Chemotherapy is a big word for treatment with medicines used to help people who have cancer. This medicine kills the cancer cells that are making the person sick.
Cancer Treatment & Prevention for Teens for Teens
Find out how doctors treat cancer, and things you can do to lower the chances of getting some types of cancer.
Cancer Basics for Teens for Teens
Cancer is complicated, and dealing with it can be scary. Get the facts on cancer in this section.
Brain and Nervous System Cancers for Parents
These cancers are the most common type of cancer in children. When discovered early, they often can be cured.
Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) for Parents
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) happens when the body makes too many immature white blood cells. Among kids with leukemia, 20% have this type. With treatment, most recover.
Osteosarcoma for Parents
Osteosarcoma is the most common type of bone cancer. Boys are more likely to have osteosarcoma than girls, and most cases of osteosarcoma involve the knee.
Side effects of cancer treatment can include flu-like symptoms, hair loss, and blood clotting problems. After treatment ends, most side effects go away.