Children's cancers are rare. Only 1 in every 600 children under 15 years of age develops a cancer, and these are quite different from those affecting adults. They tend to occur in different parts of the body, look different under the microscope and respond differently to treatment. There are approximately 1,700 new cases of childhood cancer in the UK each year. Read Introduction to Childhood Cancer >
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NICE Guideline on Neutropenic Sepsis (for patients and the public) - NEW
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