Assess changes in your child's
behavior that might mean a hearing loss. Compare present behavior with past
behavior. Also, pay attention to the quality of your child's speech. Children
must be able to hear well for normal speech and language to develop.
Unusual cancers of childhood are cancers rarely seen in children.
Cancer in children and teenagers is rare. Since 1975, the number of new cases of childhood cancer has slowly increased. The number of deaths from childhood cancer is less than half what it was in 1975.
Unusual cancers are so rare that most children's hospitals see fewer than two cases in a year. Because the unusual cancers are so rare, there is not a lot of information about what treatment works best. A child's treatment is often...