Types of Treatments

The five types of treatment are used for neuroblastoma:

Surgery for Treatment of Neuroblastoma

Surgery is usually used to treat neuroblastoma by removing as much of the tumor as is safety possible. If the tumor cannot be removed, a biopsy may be done instead.

Biologic Therapy for Neuroblastoma

Biologic therapy uses the patient's immune system to fight cancer. Substances made by the body or made in a laboratory are used to boost, direct or restore the body's natural defenses against cancer. This type of treatment is also called biotherapy or immunotherapy.

Watchful Waiting for Neuroblastoma

Watchful waiting is closely monitoring a patient's condition without giving any treatment until symptoms appear or change.

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