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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

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
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