Pediatric Brain Tumors

Brain tumors are the leading cause of solid tumor cancer death in children under the age of 20, now surpassing acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and are the third leading cause of cancer death in young adults ages 20-39. Brain tumors can be malignant or benign, and in either case can be life threatening. Pediatric Brain Tumors No More! Let's find a cure!

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Ependymoma brain cancer

My son was diagnosed with Ependymoma Brain Cancer Jan 10 2012. We have had two sugary's to remove the tumor and received a Gross total resection. He contracted bacterial...

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Hi! New here...

I'm new here & my son was just diagnosed with a brain tumor, specifically an optic nerve glioma, deep in the optic chiasm so surgery is not an option at this point. we start...

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hi....new member

Hi! My name is Amy and my son has a brain tumor....it is called at this point a Tectal Plate Glioma. the name has changed 3 times, but has had this name for the last 4 1/2 yrs....

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Recently discovered

We recently caught my son's tumor. He's 3 and he had one the size of a grapefruit. They were able to remove it and they think they got all of it. He's still in the hospital...

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Ependymoma

My daughter is 3 years old and was diagnosed with ependymoma. We are currently at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis Tn fighting this tumor. If anyone would like...

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My little boy my hero!

My 7 year old little boy is my hero and this is why.....2 1/2 weeks ago my son was diagnosed with a Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma (a brain tumor) within 24 hours of the find he...

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Newbie in need of some support

Hello all my name is Tonya, I am the Mother of a very strong not to mention handsome 13 year old boy Evan here is his story in March 2009 Evan was 11 years old he had begun...

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New member. Hi :)

My son Jacob was diagnosed with Craniophyringioma in April of 2007. He had tumor resection at Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh. He has the remaining "MAIN" tumor, 3 others in...

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tumor found in ultrasound

1 am 26 weeks and i just found out my baby may have a tumor. my unborn son is having an mri done next week. has anyone dealt with this?

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Anger issues

Hi. Was wondering if anyone else's kids have had or are having problems with anger issues with being on chemo. Our 6 year old has been going through chemo for her brain tumor...

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Greetings!

Hi, my name is Leanne. My son, Elias, now 7, was diagnosed with Medulloblastoma in Sept. of 2007. After sugery, radiation and chemotherapy, he is now doing fairly well and all...

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My Devin is going strong!

Hi everyone, I just found this group and thought wow others who have kids like mine! My son is done with his chemo now, but August of 2007 we found he had a tumor on his optic...

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Hello

My name is Susan, and my son, Jack, has craniopharyngiomas. He has just finished a 6 week radiation treatment for his 3rd tumor. 1st 2 were craniotomies. I was glad to find this...

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Hey All!

My name is Lisa and my son AJ was diagnosed with an Infantile Myofibroma in Aug. 2006 when he was 7 weeks old. Thankfully that was benign (though he had a rare unrelated form of...

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Brain Tumor Action Week at Capitol Hill

BRAIN TUMOR ACTION WEEK \r\nMay 3 to May 9, 2009\r\n\r\nCome help help legislators understand the devastating effect of brain tumors on the lives of those who suffer them and...