As with most cancers, neuroblastoma is given a stage. This indicates if it has spread and, if so, how far.
The staging system used for neuroblastoma is:
Knowing the stage of your child's neuroblastoma will allow doctors to decide which treatment is best.
Find out what neuroblastoma is, what the symptoms are, how it's diagnosed and how it's treated.
The symptoms of neuroblastoma vary depending on where the cancer is and whether it has spread. The early symptoms can be vague and hard to spot, and can easily be mistaken for those of more common chi
A number of tests may be carried out if it's thought your child could have neuroblastoma. These tests may include: a urine test to check for certain chemicalsproduced by neuroblastoma cellsthat ar
As with most cancers, neuroblastoma is given a stage. This indicates if it has spread and, if so, how far. The staging system used for neuroblastoma is: stage L1 the cancer is just in one place a
The main treatments for neuroblastoma are: surgery to remove the cancer sometimes this may be all that's needed chemotherapy (where medication is used to kill cancer cells) this may be the on
Being told your child has cancer can be a distressing and daunting experience. You may find it useful to contact a support group or charity, such as: Cancer Research UK Children's Cancer and Le