Children's Brain Tumor Network Early-Career Investigator Info Session

September 10, 2021

An opportunity for investigators early in their careers to come together and connect with peers across the countryAn opportunity for investigators early in their careers to come together and connect...

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About Childhood Brain Cancer

December 11, 2020

What is a brain tumour? Brain tumours include types of brain cancer, however not all brain tumours are cancerous. Brain tumours are the growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain or...

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About DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma)

November 11, 2020

About DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) DIPG, or diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, is a type of brain tumour found in an area of the brainstem (the part of the brain just above the back of...

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About Medulloblastoma / PNET

November 2, 2020

About Medulloblastoma/PNET Medulloblastoma/PNET is one of the most common brain tumour of childhood, representing 20% of all childhood brain tumours. They are most common in children between the...

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About Ependymoma

October 22, 2020

Robert 'Connor' Dawes (Connor to his family and friends) was diagnosed with anaplastic ependymoma in 2011. He was 17 and had his whole, bright future ahead of him. He underwent surgery which caused...

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About Astrocytoma

November 5, 2019

About Astrocytoma (pronounced ass-tro-sigh-toe-ma). Astrocytomas are the most common type of primary brain tumour and are part of a larger group of brain tumours called gliomas.  Astrocytoma...

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