Tumor Surgery / Surgical Oncology

General Information

Today, the management of cancers in children is carried out by a multidisciplinary team which included experts on pediatric oncology and radiation oncology as well as pediatric surgeons. This approach significantly improved survival rates. Pediatric surgery is the branch of medicine that are often directly involved in surgical treatment of solid tumors. In addition, to establish the diagnosis, also to support the treatment of cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma, pediatric surgery plays a role indirectly as permanent central venous catheter insertion, biopsy, etc.