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Solid tumours - diagnoses

  • What is a solid tumour?

    An abnormal mass of tissue that usually does not contain cysts or liquid areas. Solid tumors may be benign (not cancerous), or malignant (cancerous). Different types of solid tumors are named for the type of cells that form them.

    Types of solid tumours?

    Useful links

    CureSearch for Children's Cancer (USA)

    CureSearch for Children’s Cancer’s mission is to end children’s cancer by driving targeted and innovative research with measurable results in an accelerated time frame.  There website  has information about the different types of solid tumours in children. In particular brain tumours, Ewing sarcoma, eye cancer , germ cell tumours, liver cancer, kidney/Wilms tumours, neuroblastoma, osteosarcoma,  rhabdomyosarcoma, skin cancer, soft tissue sarcoma and thyroid cancer.