Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Children | American Cancer Society
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Learn About Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Children

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.

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Children Causes and Risk Factors

Learn about the causes of brain and spinal cord tumors in children and what you need to know about finding it early.

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Children Treatment and Support

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.

Explore Research

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. 

Get Involved

You can make a difference in the fight against cancer by volunteering your time, participating in an event, or donating to the cause. Find out about all the ways you can get involved today. 

Stories of Hope

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Read inspiring stories of children living with brain and spinal cord tumors.

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Online Support Communities

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Is your child facing cancer?  Connect with patients, survivors, and caregivers through the American Cancer Society's online community, Cancer Survivors Network.