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Childhood Cancer, General Information

Pediatric Cancer Program: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Young People With Cancer: A Handbook for Parents: NCI
Cancer in Children (Detailed Guide): ACS
CancerSourceKids [Information for Kids, Teens, Parents]
Childhood Cancers Home Page: NCI
Children and Cancer: Information and Resources: ACS
Research on Childhood Cancers: NCI
Childhood Cancer : A Parent's Guide to Solid Tumor Cancers: netLibrary

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Emotional Issues

Coping With the Diagnosis: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Dealing With Diagnosis: ACS

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Treatment Issues

Care for Children and Adolescents with Cancer: Q & A: NCI
When Your Child Has Cancer: ACS
Hospital Stays -- What You Can Do at the Hospital: Childrens's Brain Tumor Foundation
Let's Talk About Going to the Hospital: netLibrary [for Kids]
Going Home: Childrens's Brain Tumor Foundation
Childhood Cancer Clinical Trial Results: NCI
See also Cancer Treatment
See also Coping With Cancer and Its Treatment

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School Issues

When Your Child Goes Back to School: ACS
School Issues: Childrens's Brain Tumor Foundation

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After Childhood Cancer

Moving on After Treatment for Childhood Cancer: ACS
Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers: Children's Oncology Group
Outlook: Life Beyond Childhood Cancer: University of Wisconsin
Does Curing Childhood Cancer Lead to a Normal Life?: American College of Physicians
Survivors of Childhood Cancer Are Likely to Develop Chronic Illness Years Later: NCI
Late Effects of Childhood Cancer: ACS
Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Therapies (PDQ®): NCI
Cognitive Late Effects in Leukemia Survivors: Candlelighters
Cognitive Late Effects to the Brain--Part II: Candlelighters
Bone Health After Childhood Cancer: Candlelighters
Late Effects to the Heart: Candlelighters
Late Effects of Treatment to the Teeth: Candlelighters
Late Effects to the Thyroid Gland: Candlelighters

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Index to Specific Childhood Cancers

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)   Neuroblastoma
Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Non-Hodgkins's Lymphoma
Brain / CNS Tumors Osteosarcoma
Ewing's Family of Tumors Retinoblastoma
Germ Cell Tumors Rhabdomyosarcoma
Hodgkin's Lymphoma Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Kidney Cancer Unusual Childhood Cancers
Leukemia (General) Wilms' Tumor
Liver Cancer

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