Tumors of many different cell types may form in the spinal cord. Low-grade spinal cord tumors usually do not spread. High-grade spinal cord tumors may spread to other places in the spinal cord or to the brain. See the following PDQ summaries for more information on staging and treatment of newly diagnosed and recurrent childhood spinal cord tumors:
Childhood Astrocytomas Treatment
Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors Treatment
Childhood Ependymoma Treatment
"You may not realize it, but you're serving as a role model when you
grocery shop with kids, especially when you stop to chat with them about
healthy foods," says Jennifer Shu, MD, author of Food Fights: Winning
the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood Armed with Insight, Humor, and a
Bottle of Ketchup.
And getting young ones started on the road to healthy eating is just one of
several benefits. Take your children grocery shopping and you:
Teach them what you expect from them in public.
Get little ones moving, boosting their motor skills. Tots can help push the
cart, select non-breakable items, and unload groceries in the checkout