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Spinal Cord Tumors – Other

Spinal cord tumors can be low-grade, which tend to grow more slowly, or high-grade with faster growth rates and more commonly spread into normal tissue. There are several rare types and sub-types of pediatric spinal cord tumors including oligodendroglioma, glioblastoma multiforme, astrocytoma, ependymoma and others.

Latest Spinal Cord Tumors – Other grants

Charles Eberhart, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Catalyst Grants, Awarded 2019
Jordan Jacobelli, PhD, Principal Investigator
National Jewish Health
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2017
Jie Song, PhD, Principal Investigator
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2017

Latest Spinal Cord Tumors – Other blog posts

When Lilly faced surgery after relapsing, her family made the decision to donate extra tumor tissue to research instead of throwing it away. 

“We hope that Lilly’s neuroblastoma tumor can be some small part of helping other children who... more
Every day, everywhere, children are diagnosed with cancer. Right now, children are in hospitals receiving frontline treatment following a diagnosis. Other children are beginning a clinical trial following a relapse. Still others face long-... more
Last year, we shared the story of 14-year-old Eden Green, who loves to take photos and dance. Eden was in treatment for a form of childhood cancer so rare, that doctors did not have a clinical name for it. After 4 months of treatment on a... more