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Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma is a rare cancer that affects children, mostly under the age of 5 years old. It usually starts in the tummy (abdomen) area.

About neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma often starts in the tummy (abdomen), commonly in the adrenal glands or the nerve tissue at the back of the abdomen.  

Neuroblastoma treatment

Your guide to the different types of treatment your child might have for neuroblastoma.

Neuroblastoma treatment by stage

Treatment for neuroblastoma depends on the stage and whether there is a low, medium or high risk of the cancer coming back after treatment.

Research into neuroblastoma

Find out how researchers are looking at improving the diagnosis and treatment of neuroblastoma.

Coping with neuroblastoma

Get information on organisations and resources that can help you and your family cope with a diagnosis of neuroblastoma.

Last reviewed: 
30 Oct 2017

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