If you or your child has been diagnosed with cancer, you are probably overwhelmed with information and medical words which you have never heard before. You may be wondering how you will ever learn everything you need to know to best care for your child. CureSearch for Children’s Cancer provides information to help you understand a childhood cancer diagnosis.
This section of our website includes information about childhood cancer statistics, the common types of children’s cancer, tests and procedures, treatment options, medications, side effects and many other issues. We also have a section about life after cancer, and what to expect in the months and years after treatment. We hope what you learn here will help improve your conversations with your child’s healthcare team and allow you to make informed decisions about care.