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What are medulloblastoma CNS embryonal tumors?

There are six types of central nervous system embryonal tumors. Medulloblastoma is a malignant brain tumor that originates in the lower part of the brain. This type of tumor can spread to other parts of the body, including the spine, lungs, lymph nodes, or bone. Treatment depends on the stage of cancer and age of the child. It involves drugs, surgery, radiation therapy, or a combination of all three treatments.

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Are central nervous system embryonal tumors serious?
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Central nervous system (CNS) embryonal tumors can be serious, depending on whether they are benign o...
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What are pineoblastoma central nervous system embryonal tumors?
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Pineoblastomas are brain tumors that develop in or around the pineal gland, an organ near the middle...
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What are ependymoblastoma CNS embryonal tumors?
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Ependymoblastomas tumors form in the brain and grow quickly. These tumors develop in the cells that ...
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Can central nervous system embryonal tumors recur?
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Sometimes, central nervous system embryonal tumors that are treated come back again, or recur. In mo...
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