Cancer

Kids, please follow these links to learn about various types of cancer and how they are treated.

Cancer in Children -- MedlinePlus

This very short article from MedlinePlus explains what happens inside your body if you have cancer.

Childhood Leukemia -- MedlinePlus

This brief overview from MedlinePlus explains what leukemia is and describes its symptoms and treatments.

KidsHealth Cancer Center -- Nemours

This site provides a general overview of cancer as well as information on specific types of cancer.  It also discusses treatments, feelings, and kids' personal cancer stories.

Metastasis: How Cancer Spreads

Logo for National Cancer Institute

In metastasis, cancer cells break away from where they first formed, travel through the blood or lymph system, and form new tumors in other parts of the body. View this short video from the National Cancer Institute to learn more or click on Read More below to read the full article.

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