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  • 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: 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: 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • Cancer & Tumors for Parents

    Learn about different types of cancer and how they are treated.