The Brain Tumor Center at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's 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.
Choroid plexus tumors
Germ cell tumors of the brain
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:
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Mark Kieran MD discusses multidisciplinary approaches to treating brain tumors; sponsored by American Brain Tumor Association.