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  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) for Parents


    While this type of blood cancer is more common in adults, it affects children, too. Thanks to advances in therapy, most kids with CML can be cured.

  • Medical Tests & Exams for Parents


    Does your child need a diagnostic test? Find out what to expect.

  • Meningitis for Parents


    Meningitis is treatable, but can be serious. So it's important to know the symptoms, and get medical care right away if you think that your child has the illness.

  • Cancer Center Content List for Parents


    From treatments and prevention to coping with the emotional aspects of cancer, the Cancer Center provides comprehensive information that parents need.

  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome for Parents


    Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a rare medical condition that affects the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. Luckily, most people who get GBS recover.

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) for Parents


    Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) happens when the body makes too many immature white blood cells. Among kids with leukemia, 20% have this type. With treatment, most recover.

  • Retinoblastoma for Parents


    Retinoblastoma is a childhood cancer that affects the retina, the area of the eye responsible for sensing light and sending nerve signals to the brain.

  • Encephalitis for Parents


    Encephalitis is a rare brain inflammation caused by a virus. The best way to avoid encephalitis is to prevent the illnesses that may lead to it.

  • Cerebral Palsy Center Content List for Parents


    Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disorder that affects muscle tone, movement, and motor skills. Learn how to care for a child with CP.

  • Strokes for Parents


    This "brain attack" happens when blood flow to the brain stops, even for a second. Often, kids who have a stroke can learn to use their arms and legs and speak again through brain retraining.