The Pediatric Brain Tumor Center at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center is a world-renowned destination for children with malignant and non-malignant brain and spinal cord tumors. Our patients receive care from neurologists, neuro-oncologists, neurosurgeons and pediatric subspecialists with extensive expertise in the conditions we treat.
Located in Boston, MA, Dana-Farber/Boston Children's offers patients the most advanced diagnostics and treatments available, including:
When appropriate for treatment, we also can refer your child locally for proton beam therapy.
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A genetic test can explain why a child or young adult developed cancer and can help to predict whether he/she is at risk for other cancers.
Providing care and advocacy for survivors of childhood cancer through ongoing education, support and research on the long-term effects of cancer treatments.
Social workers, psychologists and resource specialists offering help with the social, emotional and psychological aspects of caring for children with cancer.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Dana-Farber/Boston Children's the #1 pediatric cancer hospital in the nation.
For more than 15 years, pediatric neuro-oncologist Mariella Filbin, MD, PhD, has been on a scientific crusade to understand DIPGs.
A new study, analyzing the tumor cell by cell, reveals that glioblastoma can morph between four distinct cell types.