Neuroblastoma Treatment and Side Effects

The treatment approach for neuroblastoma depends on the stage of the cancer, the child's age, and other factors such as the prognostic markers mentioned above. The types of treatment used may include:
  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Retinoid therapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • High-dose chemotherapy/radiation therapy and stem cell transplant
  • Immunotherapy
In many cases, more than one type of treatment is needed.