paediatric oncology

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jaz_walker
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275687
Filename:
paediatric oncology
Updated:
2014-05-30 13:20:36
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paeds
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paediatrics
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paediatrics
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  1. What are the commonest 3 types of tumour in children?
    leukaemia, brain tumour, lymphoma
  2. what percentage of childhood cancers are cured?
    75%
  3. Where are neuroblastomas usually located?
    60% in abdo or pelvis
  4. How is neuroblastoma diagnosed?
    urinary VMA, biopsy
  5. where does neuroblastoma metastasize to?
    bone marrow
  6. what is management of brain tumours?
    emergency management of raised ICP - dexamethasone, hydrocephalus shunt. Surgical excision, consider radiotherapy + chemo

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