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Solid tumors in children

Publication year
2003
Author(s)
Kline, N. E.; Sevier, N.
Pages
96-102
Volume
18
Number
2

Solid tumors make up about 30% of all pediatric cancers. The most common types of solid tumors in children include brain tumors, neuroblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, Wilms’ tumor, and osteosarcoma. This article reviews the etiology and treatment of these diseases, and discusses the differences between adult and pediatric solid tumors.

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