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What are the commonest 3 types of tumour in children?
leukaemia, brain tumour, lymphoma
what percentage of childhood cancers are cured?
Where are neuroblastomas usually located?
60% in abdo or pelvis
How is neuroblastoma diagnosed?
urinary VMA, biopsy
where does neuroblastoma metastasize to?
what is management of brain tumours?
emergency management of raised ICP - dexamethasone, hydrocephalus shunt. Surgical excision, consider radiotherapy + chemo