Types

Children and adolescents can be diagnosed with any type of cancer. However some types are more commonly seen than others.  Below is a short list of some of the types of cancer most commonly seen in children. Find out more on these diseases

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
  • Acute myeloid leukaemia
  • Brain tumours
  • Ewing's sarcoma
  • Germ cell tumours
  • Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis
  • Liver tumours
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Rare tumours
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Wilm's tumour

For more information on cancer types in general, please click on some of the sections listed on the right hand side of the page.