• Pediatric Cancer Types

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    Find detailed, up-to-date information for many common and rare types of pediatric-onset cancer, and learn about how we support and care for our pediatric cancer patients before, during and after treatment.

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  • Cerebellar Low-Grade Astrocytoma
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    A cerebellar low-grade astrocytoma is a slow-growing brain tumor that occurs in the cerebellum, a region in the lower-back portion of the brain that controls movement and balance. Learn about cerebellar astrocytomas and find information on how we support and care for children with cerebellar astrocytomas before, during, and after treatment.

  • Chondroblastoma
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    Chondroblastoma is a rare, benign bone tumor comprised of cells known as chondroblasts, which produce cartilage. It is usually found in the ends of long bones, usually in the lower part of the body. Learn about chondroblastoma and find information on how we support and care for children and teens with chondroblastoma before, during, and after treatment.

  • Choroid Plexus Tumor
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    Choroid plexus tumor is a rare type of cancer that occurs in the ventricles of the brain. It usually occurs in children younger than 2 years. Learn about choroid plexus tumors in children and find information on how we support and care for children with choroid plexus tumor before, during, and after treatment.

  • Craniopharyngioma
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    Craniopharyngioma is a benign brain tumor that may be considered malignant because it can damage the hypothalamus, which is the area of the brain that controls body temperature, hunger, and thirst. Learn about craniopharyngioma and find information on how we support and care for children and teens with craniopharyngioma before, during, and after treatment.

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