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.  

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

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
Brain tumors are the deadliest form of childhood cancer, accounting for 30% of all cancer deaths each year.*  Sometimes just centimeters in size, these tumors present real treatment challenges because of their critical location in the... more
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