About the Brain Center
Welcome to the Boston Children's Hospital Brain Center
Here at our center, we treat and prevent the most common and complex childhood brain and nervous system diseases and injuries and mental health conditions.
Working together with neuroscience nurses, audiologists and physical and occupational therapists, our team offers young children with brain diseases, disorders and injuries the world's best care.
Taylor's Story: A Brain Tumor with a Positive Outcome
Shortly after 10 year-old Taylor began having headaches, a CT scan revealed a brain tumor that her doctor thought could be cancerous. Taylor's mother Lori decided to bring Taylor to see Dr. Alan Cohen at Boston Children's Hospital for treatment.
Learn more about Taylor's amazing story here:
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