Childhood Cancer

Brain Tumors

Brain tumors can be low-grade, which tend to grow more slowly, or high-grade with faster growth rates and more commonly spread into normal brain tissue. There are several rare types and sub-types of pediatric brain tumors.  

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Latest Brain Tumors grants

Eric H. Raabe, MD/PhD, Principal Investigator
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Reach Grants, Awarded 2018
Pamela Wolters, PhD, Principal Investigator
National Cancer Institute
Psychosocial Family Impact Grant, Awarded 2017
Susann Brady-Kalnay, PhD & Efstathios Karathanasis, PhD, Principal Investigator
Case Western Reserve University
Innovation Grants, Awarded 2017

Latest Brain Tumors blog posts

by Trish Adkins

For Eden, the trouble began when she was 10 years old. The trouble had a name: pain. It seemed normal at first—maybe a side effect from dancing or growing. But then it never went away and then, suddenly, Eden could not... more
by Trish Adkins

Children with certain types of hard-to-treat childhood cancers just got another huge dose of hope. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accelerated approval to a drug called Vitrakvi (also known... more
by Adam Paris

Eden is a 13 year old who loves to shoot photos and smile for her own snapshots. After being unable to walk or practice her favorite activity, dancing, for nearly a year, she was diagnosed at age 10 with a cancer no doctor... more