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Cancer Center

  • Cancer: The Basics

    Learn what cancer really is and — just as important — what cancer is not.

  • Cancer Treatment

    Chemotherapy is a kind of treatment that lots of kids with cancer get.

    Learn how it works

  • Tests for Cancer

    Tests help doctors find out more about cancer. Here are 3 tests kids might get.

    Blood tests

    MRI scans and CAT scans

  • Living With Cancer: Franklen's Story

Be a Good Friend

  • Everyone knows that doctors are important when a kid has cancer. But friends are really important, too. There's a lot you can do to help a friend who has cancer. Being sick might make your friend feel alone, especially if they are in the hospital or missing a lot of school. The most important thing you can do is visit and stay in touch.

    Get more advice

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