According to Cancer Australia, ependymomas develop from ependymal cells. Ependymomas are given different names, depending on where they occur in the brain. They can spread to other parts of the central nervous system.
- Childhood ependymoma treatment (PDQ®) – Patient version – National Cancer Institute: Information on what ependymoma is, staging and treatment options.
- Gliomas in children – Cancer Research UK: Information on the three main types of glioma including ependymoma.
- FAQs about ependymoma: Collaborative Ependymoma Research Network: Information about ependymoma classification and treatment.
- Ependymoma – Child – Rare Cancers Australia: Overview of the different types of ependymoma, diagnosis and treatment options.
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