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Treating Children With Cancer

For children who have a malignant (cancerous) tumor, University of Utah Health has special, state-of-the-art care facilities. As a parent, you will be able to work with our highly trained specialists who will compassionately care for your child.

Our pediatric cancer specialists not only study cutting-edge treatments and research but also have the training they need to help a child through their treatment process.

We treat the following conditions:

  • Liver tumors
  • Lymphoma
    • Hodgkin
    • Non-Hodgkin
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pancreatic tumors
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Wilms tumor of the kidney

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How Can I Prepare My Child for Surgery?

No matter the surgery, preparing for an approaching surgery can be stressful and frightening for you and especially your child. But with some age-appropriate teaching, reassurances, and support--that fear and stress can evaporate.