Low Grade Glioma Program
The Low Grade Glioma Program is a highly organized team of researchers and practicing physicians within the Brain Tumor Program who are dedicated to innovating and delivering cutting edge treatment to pediatric patients with low-grade gliomas. Your child will receive care from pediatric brain tumor specialists who are also researching and developing the newest advancements in brain tumor treatments. This means your child will receive the latest cutting edge treatment for their low grade glioma, often from the very people that helped developed the treatments. Our truly research driven approach makes sure that treatments are based on the latest evidence in brain tumor research.
Low-grade gliomas affect the brain, and can impact many parts and functions of the body, requiring a multidisciplinary team of clinicians to cure the disease.
- pediatric neuro-oncologist
- pediatric neurosurgeon
- pediatric radiation oncologist
- pediatric neurologists
- physical and occupational therapists
We also understand that care is much more than just caring for your child’s physical health, and we have a multidisciplinary to make sure your child is treated as an individual and whole person.
- psychologists and psychiatrists
- child life specialists
- social workers
- complementary medicine specialists
- school specialists
At Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center, we consider you and your child important team members and not simply recipients of care. You and your team will work together to customize a plan of care that best fits your child.