How did Zen Cannon pass away?

Nick Cannon will always remember his late son, Zen. Cannon, 41, whose 5-month-old baby boy died of brain cancer in December, honored Zen in an Instagram post Friday. In the photo, Cannon sits with five of his children, including 10-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe, whom he shares with ex-wife Mariah Carey.

What type of cancer did Zen Cannon have?

And to know that he gets diagnosed with brain cancer … that was a shock.” In August 2021, Zen was diagnosed with high-grade glioma, a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer. Cannon said doctors used a shunt to drain fluid from Zen’s brain.

What is a high-grade glioma brain tumor?

High-grade gliomas are tumors of the glial cells, cells found in the brain and spinal cord. They are called “high-grade” because the tumors are fast-growing and they spread quickly through brain tissue, which makes them hard to treat. The tumors occur in children of all ages, from infants to adults.