Neuroblastoma: Overview

Modified on 2009/10/14 21:44 by admin
Neuroblastoma is a fast-growing cancer that mostly affects infants and children. The disease rarely appears in adults. Generally, neuroblastoma begins in the body's nerve tissue but it can rapidly spread to lymph nodes, bone tissue, the lungs and liver.

Neuroblastoma is the third most common childhood cancer. It affects nearly 1 in 80,000 children in the United States. A recent study found that fathers exposed to certain toxic substances may produce sperm that encourages neuroblastoma development in their offspring.

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