About children’s cancer

General information on children’s cancer, including the tests used by health professionals to diagnose cancer and the most common types of cancer treatments.

What is children's cancer?

Children’s cancer, its causes, the most common cancer types in children, and general signs and symptoms.

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How is cancer diagnosed?

Common tests used to investigate symptoms and diagnose children's cancer.

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How is cancer treated?

Common treatments for children's cancer, how these treatments work, and what side effects they might have.

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A summary of incidence, mortality and survival for children with cancer in Australia.

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published: Sunday, 23 August, 2015