Understanding other cancers
Though they are less common, cancers originating in the liver, kidneys, and gonads can pose a severe threat to young patients.
Learn more about these conditions and novel treatments spearheaded by Children’s Cancer Research Fund:
Childhood liver cancer is a disease in which cancerous cells form in the tissue of the liver. There are two main types of childhood liver cancer, hepatoblastoma and hepatocellular carcinoma. Read More
If a child has cancer of the kidney it is most likely something called Wilms tumor. Wilms tumor accounts for 95 percent of kidney and renal cancers in children under the age of 14. Also called "nephroblastoma," Wilms tumor is a mass of cancer cells that grow in kidney tissue. Read More