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  • Spinal Tap (Lumbar Puncture) for Parents


    Find out how and why doctors perform lumbar punctures (spinal taps).

  • Diagnostic Tests for Cancer for Parents


    Learn about exams your child may need.

  • Sick Kids for Parents


    Learn about tests, procedures, common conditions, and how to keep kids well.

  • Managing Health Care for Parents


  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) for Parents


    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common type of childhood cancer. Because it develops and gets worse quickly, prompt treatment is very important. With treatment, most kids are cured.

  • Medulloblastoma for Parents


    Medulloblastoma is a type of brain tumor. Most brain tumors in children are medulloblastoma.

  • Lymphoma for Parents


    Lymphoma is cancer that begins in the body's lymphatic tissue. It's a common type of cancer in children, but most recover from it.

  • Leukemia for Parents


    Leukemia refers to cancers of the white blood cells (also called leukocytes or WBCs). With the proper treatment, the outlook for kids who are diagnosed with leukemia is quite good.

  • General Health for Parents


    Keeping your child healthy is a big job! Read all about common childhood aches, pains, and illnesses, plus how to take care of your child's body from teeth to toes.

  • Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML) for Parents


    Learn about this type of blood cancer that usually affects kids under 2 years old.