Cancer is the #1 cause of children’s death by disease. Brain cancer is the most lethal form. DIPG is the most lethal brain cancer, causing nearly half of all deaths.
There are some instances of longer-term survival; however, the average survival for a child with DIPG or DMG is about 9-12 months.
A Cure Is In Reach
In recent years, researchers’ understanding of the biology of these tumors has significantly improved. Researchers now believe a cure for DIPG is within reach.