Diagnosis and Treatment Glossary

Here are some of the common terms used in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer.  

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Neuroblastoma

A malignant tumour composed of embryonic nerve cells.  It may originate in any part of the sympathetic nervous system, most commonly in the medulla of adrenal gland, and secondary growths are often widespread in other organs and in bones.