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Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®)

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Last Modified: 07/24/2013

Recurrent Childhood Brain Stem Glioma

Recurrent childhood brain stem glioma is a tumor that has recurred (come back) after it has been treated. If childhood brain stem glioma recurs, it may do so many years after initial treatment. The tumor may come back in the brain or in other parts of the central nervous system.