Your child may have a range of signs and symptoms leading you to seek a medical evaluation. After the evaluation your physician will likely order a CT or MRI scan. Click here to learn more about what to expect.
A DIPG or DMG diagnosis comes with difficult treatment decisions that need to be made quickly. Getting a second opinion from a medical center that specializes in DIPG and DMG tumors is highly recommended.
Medical professionals who specialize in DIPG and DMG believe biopsies are a helpful tool to inform treatment. Tissue samples from the biopsy help to determine the best possible treatment options for the patient.