During diagnosis, a physician will review a complete medical history of your child, conduct a physical examination and complete a neurological exam to test reflexes, muscle strength, eye and mouth movement, coordination and alertness. Advanced technology may also be used in the diagnostic process, including:
We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to diagnosing children’s brain tumors, and then seek out the appropriate treatment. Our physicians make every attempt to stay at the forefront of treatment advances, making sure they provide our patients with the best care possible. Our multidisciplinary approach to care means that we consult with specialists from multiple hospital divisions — as many as it takes to get a complete and comprehensive treatment plan for your child.
Treatments may include:
We also offer patients access to treatments through numerous ongoing clinical trials.