Cancer has become one of the common condition throughout the world. The number of patients who suffer and die from various types of cancer is increasing. With modern technology and medicines, there are many types of treatments are available for different cancers and cancer stages. Childhood cancer studies is a focus in medical studies, scientists are trying to find easy treatments for juvenile bodies. To create awareness about juvenile cancer types, symptoms, treatments and to support, September month has been chosen by medical community.
The types of cancers that develop in children are different from those that develop in adults. Lifestyle or environmental risk factors don’t play a role. Instead, it’s usually the result of DNA changes in cells that take place very early in life. Because of major treatment advances, more than 80 percent of children with cancer now survive five years or more. Still, cancer is the second leading cause of death in children younger than 15 years old, after accidents.
Cancers in children are sometimes hard to recognize because common illnesses or everyday bumps and bruises can mask the early warning signs. Parents must take a closer look at the top five cancers found in children and the warning signs for each.
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: September 24, 2019