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.
World class cancer care at the #1 children's hospital
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.