The management of cancer children and adolescents may require a surgical procedure. It is a local treatment which consists in removing the tumour. The choice of treatments is made during a Multidisciplinary Tumour Board (MDTB), including specialists, pediatric oncologists, radiotherapists and surgeons, and according to recognized protocols.
When a surgery is indicated it can be performed within the Woman Mother Child Hospital (HFME) in the East Hospital Complexes of the Lyon Hospices Civils or in another expert hospital.
Surgery is a treatment which is most often performed after an initial chemotherapy which best prepares the surgery and reduces sequela