Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment – Health Professional Information [NCI]

Dramatic improvements in survival have been achieved for children and adolescents with cancer.[ 1] Between 1975 and 2010, childhood cancer mortality decreased by more than 50%.[ 1] For rhabdomyosarcoma, the 5-year survival rate increased over the same time, from 53% to 67% for children younger than 15 years and from 30%…