www.defeatdipg.org/dipg-facts/overview/what-causes-dipg

Announcing New Kansas Chapter: Carson Hall Defeat DIPG Foundation ... Other cancers are caused by environmental factors (such as smoking or exposure to ...

www.stbaldricks.org/blog/post/what-i-learned-from-my-daughters-deadly-brain-tumor-diagnosis

Sep 21, 2017 ... When Kristine's daughter McKenna was diagnosed with a rare pediatric brain tumor that no child has ever survived, she learned there was no ...

www.cancer.org/cancer/brain-spinal-cord-tumors-children/causes-risks-prevention/risk-factors.html

Jun 20, 2018 ... A risk factor is anything that affects a person's chance of getting a disease such as a brain or spinal cord tumor. Different types of cancer have ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2408544

The various implicated and suspected environmental factors includes .... Ionizing radiation in therapeutic doses is the only unequivocal risk factor that has been ...

weillcornellbrainandspine.org/condition/diffuse-intrinsic-pontine-glioma-dipg/faqs-about-dipg

There is an innovative clinical trial for DIPG currently recruiting patients at the Weill Cornell ... There are no known risk factors for DIPG, and no way to prevent it .

curesearch.org/Researcher-Seeks-Answers-to-DIPG

Oct 24, 2017 ... Dr. Raabe studies the H3F3A mutation, which is present in about 80% of cases of DIPG. By studying this mutation, Dr. Raabe hopes to better ...

dipgregistry.org/patients-families/causes-of-dipg

Researchers do not know yet exactly what causes DIPG. ... Currently, there is no evidence that DIPG is caused by any environmental factor, such as exposure to ...

www.stjude.org/media-resources/news-releases/2012-medicine-science-news/cancer-sequencing-initiative-discovers-mutations-tied-to-aggressive-childhood-brain-tumors.html

Jan 29, 2012 ... The tumor, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), is found almost exclusively in children and accounts for 10 to 15 percent of pediatric tumors ...

www.healthline.com/health/cancer/dipg

May 2, 2018 ... Researchers are still learning about the causes and risk factors for DIPG. They have identified a couple of genetic mutations that are associated ...