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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: 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: 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: 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.

  • Skull Base Surgery for Parents


    Skull base surgery is done to remove tumors and other growths that appear at the bottom of the skull.

  • 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.