Track : Pediatric Oncology

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Pediatric Oncology

Pediatric oncology is the branch of medicine deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in children. Globally, it is estimated that childhood cancer has a mortality rate of about 96,000 per year out of more than 175,000 effected children. In developed countries, childhood cancer has a mortality of approximately 20% of cases and it is 80-90% in the underdeveloped countries. The most common cancers in children are brain tumors (18%), leukemia (32%), and lymphomas (11%). Other, less common childhood cancers are • Neuroblastoma (6%) • Wilms tumor (5%) • Retinoblastoma (3%) • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (4%) • Germ cell tumors (5%) • Childhood rhabdomyosarcoma (3%) • Osteosarcoma (3%) • Ewing sarcoma (1%) • Pleuropulmonaryblastoma (lung or pleural cavity) • Hepatoblastoma and hepatocellular carcinoma Global Organizations those focused on childhood cancer and/or support programs include: • Childhood Cancer Canada • CLIC Sargent and the Children's Cancer • Leukaemia Group (United Kingdom) • Child Cancer Foundation (New Zealand) • Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation (United States) • American Childhood Cancer Organization(United states) • Childhood Cancer Support (Australia) • The Hayim Association (in Israel)