Brain Tumor and Spinal Tumor Program

Premature Neuroectodermal Tumors (PNET)

Please contact the Wilmot Cancer Center, Jennifer Serventi, RPA-C, CCRP at (585) 275-5863 for more information on this condition.

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Condition Facts

  • Aggressive and tend to spread through central nervous system
  • Grow from undeveloped brain cells
  • Commonly include cysts and calcification (calcium deposits)
  • Tend to be large
  • Occur most often in young children
  • Includes pineoblastoma, medulloblastoma, ependymoblastoma and cerebral cortex PNET.