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Brain Cancer and Leukemia are the most common forms of cancer in children

According to a study carried out by Costa Rica’s National Children Hospital from 2005 to 2014, 140 children are diagnosed with cancer every year; 43% of these correspond to Leukemia, followed by brain tumors 17% and lymphomas 13%, the good news is that 70% survive following adequate treatment. In the U.S.A Brain cancer has surpassed leukemia as the deadliest form of childhood cancer. Reuters -Brain cancer is now the deadliest form of childhood cancer in the United States, surpassing leukemia as treatment advances have allowed doctors to cure many blood-related cancers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on…

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