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Pediatric Oncology – cancer care and treatment for children


​There are few things more frightening than a cancer diagnosis for your child.

​However, thanks to better treatments, childhood cancers can have a good outcome.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Marshfield Clinic Children's pediatric cancer specialists treat childhood cancers and blood disorders.

Our expertise includes rare childhood tumors, histiocytosis, bone / bra​in tumors and clotting conditions.  ​

The team includes:

  • Pediatric surgery
  • Child life specialists
  • Orthopedic oncology
  • Child psychology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric oncology nursing
  • Pediatric pain management and palliative care

Our pediatric oncologists staff the region's only pediatric oncology inpatient unit at Marshfield Children's Hospital in Marshfield, Wisconsin. The unit’s Solarium offers pediatric cancer patients a fun getaway from their hospital rooms.

​​Some childhood cancers we treat:

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Call: 1-866-520-2510

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Test Your Knowledge of Cancer's Warning Signs

Early detection of cancer is important because it is usually easier to treat—and possibly cure—when caught early. Do you know what signs to look for? Take this quiz to find out more.

1. Any sudden or progressive change in a mole's appearance could be a sign of skin cancer.
2. A new mole or a change in an existing mole may be a sign of skin cancer.
3. One sign of malignant melanoma is a mole with shades of tan, brown, black, or blue.
4. Changes, lumps, or hard masses in the testicles are signs of testicular cancer.
5. A change in bowel habits—blood in the stool or chronic constipation—is a common symptom of stomach cancer.
6. Lumps, hard knots, or a thickening in the breast could mean breast cancer.
7. A nagging cough or hoarseness could be signs of lung cancer.
8. Prostate cancer often has no symptoms in its early stages.
9. Symptoms of mouth or tongue cancer include a sore inside the mouth that doesn't heal and mouth pain that doesn't get better or go away.
10. Bladder cancer has no symptoms.