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Children's cancer types

We have more detailed information on some of the more common types of children's cancer. This includes symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and follow up.

We are developing our children's cancer information and we will be adding to this page.

Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Find out about acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, how it is diagnosed and treated, and resources and organisations that can help you cope.


Retinoblastoma is a rare type of eye cancer. It most commonly affects children under the age of 5. One or both eyes can be affected.


Neuroblastoma is a rare cancer that affects children, mostly under the age of 5. Around 100 are diagnosed each year in the UK.

Wilms' tumour

Wilms' tumour is a type of kidney cancer that most commonly affects young children. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment.

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in children

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is a cancer of the lymphatic system.

Brain tumours in children

Find out about brain tumours in children, including resources and organisations that can help you cope.


Last reviewed: 
18 Jul 2018

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