A type of central nervous system tumor that forms from glial (supportive) tissue of the brain and spinal cord. DIPG usually occurs in children. It forms in the brain stem. Also called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2018-08-02 Date last modified: 2018-08-02Childhood Brain Stem Glioma TreatmentTratamiento del glioma de tronco encefálico infantil