725 Welch Road, 1st Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm
|Phone: (650) 725-1072
Return Patient Appointments: (650) 497-8953
Fax: (650) 497-8101
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Note that during this expansion, routes to 725 Welch have changed.
Treatment for Tumors of the Brain and Spinal CordBrain tumors, or neurological complications of other cancers, often have profound implications for patients and their families. Caring for patients with neuro-oncological disease is a complex task that requires input from many specialists.
To meet these challenges, the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has developed an interdisciplinary team to care for children with brain tumors, spinal cord tumors or other neuro-oncological diseases.
Patients are treated with appropriate conventional therapy as well as experimental therapies including:
- Surgery, with stereotactic capabilities
- Stereotactic radiosurgery
The team includes members from:
- Medical and pediatric oncology
- Radiation oncology
- Social work
children with cancer, please contact the Hematology/Oncology New Patient Coordinator at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at (650) 725-1072.