Desmoplastic Infantile Ganglioglioma - Childhood Tumor: Statistics

Approved by the Cancer.Net Editorial Board, 11/2015

Brain and spinal cord tumors are the second most common type of childhood cancer, after leukemia. However, DIG is a rare type of childhood brain tumor that is found mainly in very young children.

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