Bone cancer occurs when cells grow abnormally in the bones and bone tissue. The most common bone cancers in children are:
Bone cancer symptoms include:
Treatments vary depending on the type of bone cancer. They include:
If your newborn or young child has been diagnosed with sickle cell disease, you likely have a lot of questions. The good news is, with the right care, many children with sickle cell live long, healthy lives. Arkansas Children's can diagnose, evaluate and treat children who have sickle cell disease.
When your child is diagnosed with hemophilia or a bleeding disorder, the experts at the Arkansas Center for Bleeding Disorders work with you and your child to create a care plan that keeps your child healthy while living life to the fullest.
The Bone and Soft-tissue Tumor Program at Arkansas Children’s Hospital provides specialty care for children with cancer of the bone, muscle, or connective tissues.