Eye cancer in children

Hear the word cancer, the terlintas in mind that we are bad things only. Not surprisingly, this disease is still a difficult cured. Not to mention, the cost can not be treated a little spelled out. As a result, many people decided not to go to the doctors and select the treatment alternative that costs are relatively low.

Attitude is also held by most parents of cancer children. Parents know their child's cancer was detected the disease back from the doctor prescribed therapy. Most also prefer to have their children treated through alternative treatment. Or, if they finally bring their children to the hospital, stadium disease has reached advanced stage.
Based on the records of the International Confederation Childhood Cancer Parent Organizations (ICCCPO), the number of child cancer in the world was estimated at 250,000 or about four percent of all cancer patients. Of these, 20 percent are getting adequate care.
Meanwhile in Indoneisa, according to records the Department of Health (MOH), people with cancer each year is estimated to reach 100 people among 100,000 new residents. With a population of 200 million, it is estimated that each year about 200,000 people found new cancer in Indonesia. Of these, every year 4000 found that children suffering from cancer. A concern, cancer in children is very difficult to detect since early. This is what distinguishes them with adult cancer patients, such as the mouth of womb cancer, breast cancer and skin cancer
Type of cancer that is often found in children, among others, blood cancer or leukemia, brain tumor, lymph gland cancer limfoma alias, or eye cancer retinoblastoma, cancer or nervous neuroblatoma, kidney cancer, cancer network lurik muscle or bone cancer rabdomiosamiosarkoma and popular with osteosarkoma name. In between all that the most offensive children is leukemia. This blood cancer affects 25-30 percent of all types of cancer. Usually leukimia infecting children aged three to six years and suffered many more sons. Parents should be wary if their children have often felt lethargic, pale, fever with no obvious reason, bone pain, abnormal bleeding or benjolan on the skin. For all of this is leukimia symptoms.
Head of Sub Hematologi Bag and the Faculty of Medical Oncology, parents are often experienced difficulty in detecting cancer experienced by children since early. This is because children tend to be quiet and not complain if you do not experience pain that is too mean. Due to cancer in children difficult to be detected, then no wonder if children who undergo treatment in hospitals, already in the stadium III and IV. He also explains that cancer in children is associated with a gen.
"However, genes do not always mean descent. In fact, there is no strong evidence that says that this disease is derived, "said Djajadiman.
Problems associated with the genetic mutation genes (the nature of the creatures have one). Means that genes can have a missing or a new place. In fact, there are some cells that have the genetic aberration that remain.
Type of cancer that usually attacks the child is brain tumor. Djajadiman said tumor is malignant or somehow can not disrupt and damage the structure of the center stack. This is located in the skull cavity. Symptoms of this tumor is a headache accompanied by nausea or vomiting, reduced power of vision, decrease in consciousness or behavior changes, the baby is usually the size of the crown protruding.
Meanwhile, for parents who have children find The speck of white in the middle of the eye similar to a cat's eye, should immediately alert. The speck of white appearance is one of the symptoms of eye cancer. Other symptoms of vision is delayed, to be cast in the eye that result in left eyeball protruding out. Information on the stadium when cancer cells have entered into the brain cavity can be found symptoms similar brain tumor.
Children aged five to seven years was a sufferer lymph gland cancer is the highest. Compared to girls, boys more potentially infected. Comparison can be 3:1. Cancer is usually marked by the enlargement and lymph gland swelling in the neck, armpit or selangkangan. When the emergence of the lymph gland and intestine will develop stomach pain, vomiting, unable to defecate, and fever. However if in the chest area will be accompanied by symptoms of shortness of breath.
Type of cancer that is also necessary diwaspadai or nerve cancer neuroblastoma. Ordinary attack children aged zero to four years, this cancer also affects more boys than girls, usually found in the gland many children in the kidney that embrional formed from primitive cells. Symptoms of neuroblastoma is dependent on the location of tumor in the body. When you arise in the neck or chest cavity can cause a protruding eyeball, eyelid and pupil down broad. If there is in the spine causing progressive paralysis.
Meanwhile, another type of cancer is renal cancer. Disease in medical terms known by the name of Wilms tumor is usually suffered by children age 3.5 years. Symptoms include bloody urine, feeling uncomfortable in the stomach and stomach harden. Have also found cases of this cancer in adults.
While the cancer attacks the muscle lurik children aged five years. Cancer can attack any body part. Which is found at most local head, neck, bladder and vagina. Symptoms ranging from pain in ears, protruding eyes, swelling to the face of small disturbances void urine or blood.
And other types of cancer is osteosarkoma aka bone cancer. Ordinary attack children aged 10-20 years, cancer is also found in the more male children rather than women. Symptoms that arise are painful bones, fever, and progressive swelling.
Currently, chemotherapy treatment is still a major step in overcoming cancer. But surely chemotherapy for cancer, including childhood cancer does not make cancer cells that die. Cells was only sleeping. For that we must try not to stimulate cells to sleep earlier.
Cells to sleep for five years does not develop, then we say the cell is dead. And when five or more years, no difference found in the cancer, it can be said that has been cured of the disease.