Diagnosis and Treatment Glossary

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

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Ependyma

The extremely thin membrane, composed of cells of the glia (ependymal cells), that lines the ventricles of the brain and the choroid plexuses.  It is responsible for helping to form cerebrospinal fluid.