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I would like to follow up on Mr. Tom Lancaster's letter, "Be wary of rare forms of Childhood Cancer." As with Mr. Lancaster's grandson's retinoblastoma, my own grandson developed childhood medullablastoma (brain cancer) at the age of 3. As with Mr. Lancaster's grandson, there were early signs in which several doctors, in addition to ourselves never considered brain cancer. It involved throwing up, change of personality, neck pains, etc. Eight weeks after the initial signs, one doctor saw an uneven balance in my grandson's walk. He called for a brain Cat scan, although he felt the hospital might not …

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