ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of children who are diagnosed with medulloblastoma each year. You will read general information on surviving the disease. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. Use the menu to see other pages.
About 20% of childhood brain tumors are medulloblastoma. Incidence of medulloblastoma lessens with age. Approximately 70% of all cases occur in children under age 10. Between 250 and 500 children are diagnosed with medulloblastoma each year.