Desmoplastic Infantile Ganglioglioma - Childhood Tumor: Statistics

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ON THIS PAGE: You will find information about how many children learn they have desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma (DIG) each year and some general survival information. Remember, survival rates depend on several factors. To see other pages, use the menu on the side of your screen.

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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