Children with a germ cell tumor of the brain often suffer symptoms such as headaches, nausea, difficulty seeing or an unsteady gait. Furthermore, hormone changes can cause obesity, growth retardation or early puberty.
How is germ cell tumor of the brain diagnosed?
Chance of recovery
On average, children with a germ cell tumor stand a 90% chance of recovery.
Children and adolescents with a germ cell tumor of the brain are treated in the neuro-oncology department.