Childhood Leukemia Directory
Leukemia, a cancer of the white blood cells, is the most common type of cancer in children and teens. Abnormal white blood cells form in the bone marrow. They quickly travel through the bloodstream and crowd out healthy cells. This increases the body's chances of infection and other problems. As tough as it is for a child to have cancer, it's good to know that most children and teens with childhood leukemia can be successfully treated. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of childhood leukemia, what causes it, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
Childhood Leukemia: Symptoms, Treatments, Risk Factors, Tests
WebMD explains different types of childhood leukemia, including risk factors, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment.
What Is the Treatment for Acute Myeloid Leukemia?
When you have acute myeloid leukemia, the goal is to put you into remission. Learn which treatments your doctor will use.