Cancer has no age limit

child cancer month

Austin (KXAN)- September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. This year the American Cancer Society estimates 15,780 new cancer cases will be diagnosed in children and adolescents.

Children’s Blood & Cancer Center at Dell Children’s sees 90-100 newly diagnosed patients a year.

Dr. Don Wells, pediatric hematologist/oncologist with the cancer center joined Erin Cargile to talk about child cancers and how they can be treated. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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