Treatment is based on the child’s risk group.
Staging is the process used to find out how much cancer there is and if cancer has spread. It is important to know the stage in order to plan treatment.
There is no standard staging system for childhood central nervous system (CNS) embryonal tumors. Instead, treatment depends on the child’s risk group:
Childhood CNS embryonal tumors are called average risk when all of the following are true:
Childhood CNS embryonal tumors are called high risk if any of the following are true:
In general, cancer is more likely to recur (come back) in patients in the high-risk group.
Read more articles on Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors
The central nervous system embryonal tumours are malignant or benign cells that start in the embryonic or fetal cells that remain in the brain post birth.read more
Central nervous system embryonal tumour refers to a kind of tumour that develops in the brain cells of a fetus when it is developing inside the wombread more