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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 treating these types of childhood cancers.
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 for proton beam therapy at the Northeast Proton Therapy Center, the region’s only proton beam center.
Read our Insight blog for information and inspiration on treatment and research for pediatric brain tumors.
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center has the world’s largest low-grade Glioma Treatment Program. Ongoing research on the genetic and molecular causes of the disease is transferred to the bedside, where some of the world’s most experienced pediatric brain tumor specialists and pediatric subspecialists use sophisticated technology and therapies to maximize outcomes for our patients.
Specialists in the Glioma Treatment Program have the expertise to diagnose and treat a wide range of low- and high-grade gliomas, including:
Learn more about the Glioma Treatment Program
At Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center’s Medulloblastoma Treatment Program, patients with medulloblastoma come from around the globe for treatment. Our brain tumor specialists and pediatric subspecialists have specific expertise in accurately diagnosing and treating these rare but invasive tumors, and provide a personalized treatment plan tailored to the needs of each individual patient.
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Other conditions we treat in the Brain Tumor Center include:
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