Craniopharyngioma - Childhood: Risk Factors

Approved by the Cancer.Net Editorial Board, 10/2022

A risk factor is anything that increases a person’s chance of developing a tumor. The cause of a craniopharyngioma is not known, and there are no proven risk factors.

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