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Gliomas in Children

What is a glioma?

Gliomas are a type of tumor that grows from glial cells, which are the supportive tissue of the brain. There are several types of gliomas, categorized by where they are found and the type of cells that originated the tumor.

Types of gliomas commonly found in children:

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