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Treating Pediatric Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Malignant pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors, including low-grade gliomas and medulloblastomas, are the second most common childhood cancer.
Primary spinal tumors are growths that start inside the spine. Secondary spinal tumors, tumors that begin elsewhere, are more common.
Brain Tumors: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
A tumor in the brain can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer). Symptoms vary widely depending on the part of the brain that’s involved.
Precision Medicine for Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Our doctors use of precision medicine to provide individualized treatment for brain and spinal cord tumors.
Primary Brain Tumors
A primary brain tumor is a growth that starts within the brain, including in the nerves in the brain and its covering.
Metastatic Brain Tumors
When cancer cells from another organ spread to the brain, the result is called a metastatic brain tumor. This is the most common type of brain cancer.
Brain Tumor Treatment
Brain tumors can cause a wide range of symptoms, including memory loss, seizures and loss of motor control.
Radiation Therapy for Brain Cancer
Brain cancer can be treated with targeted radiation therapy (also called radiosurgery), using Gamma Knife or conformal radiation tools.
Functional MRI of the Brain
Functional magnetic resonance imaging is the most common type of brain imaging, lighting up parts of the brain while patients think or perform activities.
More than 80 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are cured, and chemotherapy is an effective treatment for childhood cancer.
Endovascular Brain Surgery
Endovascular neurosurgery is less invasive than more traditional surgical techniques.
Pediatric Cancer: An Overview
Pediatric cancers although common are highly treatable. Radiation therapy can be used safely and effectively to treat a variety of cancers that affect children.
Pediatric Cancer Surgery
Survival rates for children with cancer have risen dramatically, a result of major advances in cancer treatments, including pediatric cancer surgery.
Stereotactic Brain Biopsy
Neoplasms or tumors can be cancerous or non-cancerous and can grow in any part of the body.
Lumbar Spine Fusion
Most pituitary tumors aren't cancerous, but they can still cause serious health problems.
Spinal Cord Compression