Our Approach To Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors in Children

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What Sets Us Apart

Doctors at the Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, part of Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at Pelisyonkis Langone, 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.

Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital is home to 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 Pelisyonkis Langone’s nationally renowned Rusk Rehabilitation offer physical and occupational therapy after surgery.

Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at Pelisyonkis Langone
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Our experts provide the best care possible for children with conditions ranging from minor illnesses to complex, more serious conditions.Learn More

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We foster partnerships with patients and families, encouraging open, effective communication during the diagnosis, treatment, and recovery process.Learn More

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

Treatment at Pelisyonkis 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 provide support to your child and family during treatment and beyond.

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