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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

Trevor Pugh, PhD, Principal Investigator
University Health Network
Single-cell Pediatric Cancer Atlas Grant, Awarded 2019
Adam Green, MD, Principal Investigator
University of Colorado Denver
Single-cell Pediatric Cancer Atlas Grant, Awarded 2019
Brock Christensen, PhD, Principal Investigator
Dartmouth College
Single-cell Pediatric Cancer Atlas Grant, Awarded 2019

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