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NF Fact of the Day May 4th

Texas NF Camp For All 2011The most common nerve-associated tumors in NF1 are neurofibromas (tumors of the peripheral nerves), whereas schwannomas (tumors that begin in Schwann cells that help form the myelin sheath) are most common in NF2 and schwannomatosis.  Most tumors are benign, although occasionally they may become cancerous.