Pediatric Oncology

It can be frightening to hear that a child has cancer or a blood disorder. It is acknowledged that neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid tumor of infancy. It is an embryonal malignancy of the sympathetic nervous system arising from neuroblasts (pluripotent sympathetic cells). Researchers are looking for genetic source of childhood cancer. The common blood disorders in children are leukemia and lymphoma. Leukemia is a disease of the white blood cells. The most common type of pediatric leukemia is acute lymphocytic leukemia. Other types of leukemia that occur less frequently in children are acute myeloid leukemia, and chronic myeloid leukemia. Lymphomas (Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma) are the third most common cancer in children. Based on the characteristics and microscopic appearance of the cancer cell, the pediatric lymphomas are divided into Hodgkin Lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Hence learning more about the advances in cancer detection and images becomes a prominent subject to cure childhood cancer.

  • Incidence and types of childhood cancer
  • Biological processes leading to cancer development
  • Exposure assessment and its challenges
  • Investigating potential cancer clusters

Related Conference of Pediatric Oncology

August 31-September 01, 2017

2nd International Conference on Pediatric Neurology

Prague, Czech Republic
August 31st- September 2nd, 2017

13th European Pediatrics Conference

Prague, Czech Republic
(10Plenary Forums - 1Event)
September 25-27, 2017

14th World Congress on General Pediatrics & Adolescent medicine

Chicago, Illinois, USA
September 28-29, 2017

10th World Pediatric Congress

Dubai, UAE
(5Plenary Forums - 1Event)
October 05-06, 2017

2nd International Conference on Pediatric Oncology and Pediatric Medicine

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
October 16-18, 2017

3rd Annual Summit on Clinical Pediatrics and Cardiology

(21 Forums, 3 Days-1 Event)
New York, USA
October 16-18, 2017

3rd Annual Summit on Infancy, Child Nutrition & Development (ICND)

(20 Forums, 3 Days- 1 Event)
New York, USA
Sep 03-04, 2018

20thInternational Conference on Pediatrics Primary Care

Zurich, Switzerland
March 21-22, 2018
(14 Forums, 2 Days, 1 Event)

16th Annual World Congress on Pediatrics

New York, USA
May 07-08, 2018

3rd International Conference on Pediatric Surgery

Frankfurt, Germany

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