ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about the number of children who are diagnosed with craniopharyngioma 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.
Craniopharyngioma accounts for approximately 6% of all brain tumors in children. It is diagnosed most often between the ages of 5 and 14, but it is possible for a person of any age to be diagnosed with craniopharyngioma. Approximately 160 children under the age of 15 will be diagnosed with the disease this year.