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Gliofibroma

Gliofibroma is a rare variant of a glial-fibrous tumor that is more frequently diagnosed in children than in adults. This tumor type most often appears along the neuroaxis of the brain, which is the axis that runs through the brain and the spinal cord.

Latest Gliofibroma 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