Our Approach To Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors in Children

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What Sets Us Apart

Doctors at NYU Langone’s Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, along with our experts in pediatric neurosurgery, provide comprehensive and coordinated care for children with noncancerous or cancerous brain and spinal cord tumors. From diagnosis and treatment through short- and long-term follow-up care, our team of pediatric neuro-oncologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neuropsychologists, physical and occupational therapists, and social workers ensures that your child’s needs are addressed.

NYU Langone is one of the oldest pediatric tumor centers in New York City, and our specialists are among the most experienced in their field. Our neurosurgeons are nationally known experts in some of the most modern surgical techniques for brain tumors. Our pediatric neuro-oncologists are pioneers in developing cutting edge therapies for cancerous childhood brain and spinal cord tumors. Specialists at NYU Langone’s nationally renowned Rusk Rehabilitation offer physical and occupational therapy after surgery.

Doctors at NYU Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center diagnose and manage brain and spinal cord tumors in adults.

Treatment at NYU Langone

Doctors may treat childhood brain and spinal cord tumors with surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy, or a combination of treatments. Our experts communicate directly and frequently with your family, and our social workers, neuropsychologists, and therapists at the Hassenfeld Children’s Center and the Sala Institute for Child and Family Centered Care provide support to your child and family during treatment and beyond.

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