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The fascination and concern for cancer in children presents both the biological problems to be solved and the clinical challenges to be met. The pediatrician in practice is increasingly aware of the great research interest in malignant disease and the team of multidisciplinary cancer specialists and newly emerging oncologists who are available in regional or university cancer centers. Rather than providing him with more assurance in managing the cancer in his young patients, he may develop a sense of being outdistanced by these new developments and progress in radiation biology, chemotherapeutics, and immunotherapy. Simply stated, the pediatrician