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Primitive Myxoid Mesenchymal Tumor of Infancy (PMMTI)

Primitive myxoid mesenchymal tumor of infancy (PMMTI) is an extremely rare soft tissue tumor. PMMTI has only been reported a handful of times and occurs in very early infancy (under 6 months old).

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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
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