Using Precision Medicine to Treat Meir's Brain Tumor

March 28, 2017

Meir has an inoperable brain tumor. When therapies failed to slow the tumor's growth, his family moved from Israel to Chicago to enroll in a clinical trial at Lurie Children's, led by Dr. Jason Fangusaro. It's a molecular therapy that comes in a pill. That means he can avoid radiation therapy and aggressive surgery, and focus on being a kid.

Now, for the first time in three years, his tumor is shrinking.​


Learn about the Falk Brain Tumor Center.​