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Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Children Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention

Learn about the risk factors for brain and spinal cord tumors in children.

Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that affects your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Learn more about the risk factors for brain and spinal cord tumors in children.

Prevention

Other than exposure to radiation, there are no known lifestyle-related or environmental causes of risk factors for brain and spinal cord tumors in children, so at this time there is no way to protect against most of these cancers.