• Pediatric Brain Tumors: Diagnosis & Treatment

     

    The Brain Tumor Center at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center is a world-renown destination for children with malignant and non-malignant brain tumors. Our patients receive care from neurologists, neuro-oncologists, neurosurgeons and pediatric subspecialists with deep expertise in the conditions we treat, such as:

    Choroid plexus tumors 

    Germ cell tumors of the brain 

    Gliomas
    There are four stages or “grades” of gliomas, according to how the cells look under a microscope. Ordered from least severe to most severe, they are:

    Gliomas also can be named according to the type of glial cells involved or the location of the tumor. Glioma diagnoses include:

    Neural tumors 

    Other 

  • Brain Tumor Consultations and Second Opinions

    Call 1-855-320-2093. We can answer your questions about consultations, referrals, second opinions, and treatment options.
  • Brain Tumor Clinical Trials

    Through research and clinical trials, we are leading the way in improving survival rates for hard-to-treat pediatric brain tumors.callout bg
  • Brain Tumor Survivorship

    The Brain Tumor Center's Peter Manley, MD, discusses the issues that survivors of childhood brain cancers should know.