Pediatric cancers although common are highly treatable. Radiation therapy can be used safely and effectively to treat a variety of cancers that affect children.
Leukemia (cancer of the bone marrow) affects children differently from adults; many types are more treatable in pediatric patients than adults.
Lymphomas are cancers caused by white blood cells that reproduce rapidly and uncontrollably. Two types are Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.