Category: Cancer Types


Medulloblastoma

By Joyce Vazq,

Name: Medulloblastoma. Childhood Cancer Name: Medulloblastoma, cerebellar PNET. Main types: Classic medulloblastoma Desmoplastic nodular medulloblastoma Large-cell or anaplastic medulloblastoma Medulloblastoma with neuroblastic or neuronal differentiation Medulloblastoma with glial differentiation Medullomyoblastoma Melanotic medulloblastoma Special cases: In rare cases, the tumor can be associated with familial syndromes including Gorlin’s syndrome, Turcot’s syndrome, Li-Fraumeni, and Rubenstein-Taybi syndrome. Childhood Cancer  … Read more

Brain Tumors

By Super User,

Cancer Localisation: Brain , Eye Treatment: Chemotherapy, Radiation, Surgery Brain Tumors in a nutshell: Brain tumors are the second most common type of cancers in children, after Leukemia. The brain is part of the Nervous System which also includes the eye (Retina) and the main nervous system (Sympathetic Nervous System). There are about a dozen  … Read more