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Why is it that medulloblastomas metastasize to other parts of the brain or spinal cord?

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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Medulloblastoma

Medulloblastoma is a tumor that sheds cells which can float throughout the spinal fluid space around the brain and spinal cord.
If the tumor sheds these cells then they can migrate anywhere along the brain and spinal cord.

In brief: Medulloblastoma

Medulloblastoma is a tumor that sheds cells which can float throughout the spinal fluid space around the brain and spinal cord.
If the tumor sheds these cells then they can migrate anywhere along the brain and spinal cord.
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