Neuroblastoma is a type of cancer most common in childhood population.1,2 This type of cancer can start in early forms of nerve cells. It can be found in any part of sympathetic nervous system.3
Moreover, it is the most common cancer in infants and it represents about 6 % of all pediatric tumors. Neuroblastoma is most often diagnosed in children with average age from 1 to 2 years, and very rarely in children older than 10 years. Sometimes, such tumors are possible to be detected by ultrasound before birth. The risk factors for neuroblastoma are the ones commonly typical for any other type of cancer.