Neuroblastoma is a rare cancer that affects children, mostly under the age of 5 years old. It usually starts in the tummy (abdomen) area.
We know that your child being diagnosed with cancer can be devastating. It's common to feel overwhelmed. This is a guide through the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of neuroblastoma. We have information about where you can get support to help you cope.
Neuroblastoma often starts in the tummy (abdomen), commonly in the adrenal glands or the nerve tissue at the back of the abdomen.
Find out about the possible symptoms of neuroblastoma.
Your guide to the possible tests your child might have to check for neuroblastoma.
Find out how doctors group neuroblastoma, the staging systems they use and what risk groups there are.
Read about how doctors make decisions about treating neuroblastoma and get up to date information on what each treatment might involve.
Your guide to the treatment of neuroblastoma depending on which risk group your child is in.
There are a number of treatment options for neuroblastoma that has not gone away with treatment, or has come back.
Get information on organisations and resources that can help you and your family cope with a diagnosis of neuroblastoma.
More children are surviving neuroblastoma as treatments have improved over the last 20 years. Read about the possible long term effects of treatment.
Find out how researchers are looking at improving the diagnosis and treatment of neuroblastoma.