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Choroid Plexus Tumors

Choroid plexus tumors (CPT) are rare tumors that begin in the ventricles of brain. Often, CPTs can block the flow of cerebrospinal fluid within the ventricles. Choroid plexus tumors can be benign or malignant. Subtypes of CPTs include: choroid plexus papilloma (CPP), atypical choroid plexus papilloma and choroid plexus carcinoma.

Latest Choroid Plexus Tumors grants

Bárbara Rivera, PhD, Principal Investigator
Jewish General Hospital
Young Investigator Grants, Awarded 2017

Latest Choroid Plexus Tumors blog posts

During May, we honor Brain Tumor Awareness Month, to raise awareness of childhood brain tumors and the significant need for more research that will lead to new, safer cures.
 
Brain and Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors are the leading... more
Brain tumors are the deadliest form of childhood cancer in the United States, accounting for 30% of all cancer deaths each year. Sometimes just centimeters in size, these tumors present real treatment challenges because of their critical... more
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