Cancer treatment

Cancer treatment

There are 4 types of treatment commonly used to manage cancer in children: chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy and blood and bone marrow transplantation. Depending on the type of cancer, the treatments are used alone or in combination.

What are the different types of treatment?

There are 4 types of treatment commonly used to manage cancer in children:

Depending on the type of cancer, the treatments are used alone or in combination.

Where to go for information and support

On this website:
Childhood cancer: Where to go for more information and support

All the information in the Childhood cancer section of this website has been written by health professionals who work in the field of paediatric oncology. They have been reviewed by the members of the National Child Cancer Network (NZ). Medical information is authorised by the National Child Cancer Network Clinical Leader.

 

This page last reviewed 23 April 2013.
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