Childhood Brain Cancer

Childhood Brain Cancer

Childhood brain cancer is one of the leading causes of deaths of children between five and eight years. The prognosis of these patients totally depends on the type of tumor. DIPG (Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma) is one of the most threatening brain cancers as it affects the pons. They act as a link between the brain and the spinal cord and are extremely sensitive. Tumors located at sensitive areas are