A to Z: Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET) for Parents
Primitive neuroectodermal tumors, or PNETs, are tumors that can happen anywhere in the brain or spine.
A to Z: Ependymoma for Parents
This tumor forms from cells in the brain and spinal cord that make cerebrospinal fluid. Learn more about this cancer here.
A to Z: Li-Fraumeni Syndrome for Parents
This genetic condition makes a person more likely to get cancer during his or her lifetime. Learn more here.
A to Z: Brain Stem Glioma for Parents
This type of brain tumor forms in the brain stem, the part of the brain that coordinates messages and controls processes like breathing and digestion. Learn more here.
A to Z: Optic Nerve Glioma for Parents
An optic nerve glioma is a type of brain tumor that forms in or around the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain.
A to Z: Astrocytoma for Parents
This type of brain tumor involves star-shaped cells of the brain that grow out of control. Learn about it here.
Medulloblastoma for Parents
Medulloblastoma is a type of brain tumor. Most brain tumors in children are medulloblastoma.
Skull Base Surgery for Parents
Skull base surgery is done to remove tumors and other growths that appear at the bottom of the skull.
Proton Therapy for Cancer for Parents
Proton therapy is an advanced type of radiation therapy. It's an effective treatment for many childhood cancers.
Cancer Basics for Parents
Learn about the different types of cancers and how they're treated.