Neuroblastoma juvenile cancer

Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma arises from immature nerve cells in infants and young children. Primarily found in children younger than 5, this disease often begins in the adrenal glands and makes up 7 percent of childhood cancers in the US. It’s more common in males than females, and only 1-2 percent of children with this disease have a family history of it.

Symptoms:

  • Impaired ability to walk
  • Changes in eyes (bulging, dark circles, droopy eyelids)
  • Pain in various locations of the body
  • Diarrhea
  • High blood pressure

This information about childhood cancer is from: https://www.roswellpark.org Please visit https://www.roswellpark.org for more information regarding childhood cancer and treatments


Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: September 24, 2019

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