Diagnosis and Treatment Glossary

Here are some of the common terms used in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer.  

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Oligodendrocyte

One of the cells of the glia, responsible for producing the myelin sheaths of the neurons of the central nervous system and therefore equivalent to the Schwann cells of the peripheral nerves.