Pediatric Brain Tumor
Pediatric brain tumors are uncontrolled growths of abnormal cells that occur in a child's brain or the tissue and structures that are adjacent to it. Many diverse types of pediatric brain tumors exist some are noncancerous (benign) and some are cancerous (malignant).Treatment and chance of retrieval (prognosis) depend on the variety of tumor, its position within the brain, whether it has blowout, and your child's age and wide-ranging health. Because new treatments and technological advancements are constantly being developed, numerous options may be available at different points in treatment and diagnosis.
- Choroid plexus tumors
- Neurofibroma/plexiform neurofibroma
- Ependymoma and myxopapillary ependymoma
- Primitive neuroectodermal tumors
- Germ line tumors of the brain