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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

Jessica Wagner, PhD, Principal Investigator
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2019
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

Latest Brain Tumors blog posts

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
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