If your child has a brain or spinal cord tumor, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about brain and spinal cord tumors in children, including risk factors, symptoms, and how they are found and treated. (For information on adult tumors see Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults.)
If your child has just been diagnosed with brain or spinal cord tumors, is going through treatment, or is trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler vision in If Your Child Has a Brain or Spinal Cord Tumor.
Learn about the causes of brain and spinal cord tumors in children and what you need to know about finding it early.
If your child is facing a brain or spinal cord tumor, we can help you learn about treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you and your child get through treatment and live well afterward.
The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from brain and spinal cord tumors. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history.