PAEDIATRIC CANCER: A LOOK INTO THE ETIOLOGY
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The Pediatric Oncology Division at KIMS cares for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer, blood disorders, bone marrow failure, and congenital immune deficiencies.
Our mission is to treat and cure children with cancer and blood diseases by understanding their special needs and providing them with comprehensive, compassionate care from diagnosis through recovery. Our facility is designed to provide these services with maximum convenience.Patients can see their doctor for an office visit, have tests performed and receive treatment (including chemotherapy and blood transfusions) all in the same location. Our team includes skilled physicians and advanced practice nurses who are dedicated to caring for the physical and emotional needs of children and their families. In addition to these professionals, children, and families at KIMS have the benefit of a full range of support services and staff to guide them through many of the social and emotional that come with illness. We provide diagnostic testing and treatment for all types of childhood cancers and blood-related disorders. Some of the conditions we see include: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Bone Tumors, Brain Tumors, Childhood Lymphomas, Ewing's Sarcomas, Extracranial Germ Cell Tumor, Hodgkin's Disease, Hepatoblastomas, Liver Cancer, Neuroblastomas, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Retinoblastoma, Rhabdomyosarcomas, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Wilms' Tumor and other Childhood Kidney Tumors, Bone Marrow Failure, Thrombocytopenia and Sickle Cell Disease.
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