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Glossary: medulloblastoma, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

medulloblastoma

(MED-yoo-loh-blas-TOH-muh)

A malignant brain tumor that begins in the lower part of the brain and that can spread to the spine or to other parts of the body. Medulloblastomas are a type of primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET).

2002-12-06