Boston Children's Hospital is monitoring the developing situation with lead contamination in some Boston Public Schools. Please contact your primary care physician if you have any concerns about your child.
Boston Children’s Hospital está monitoreando la situación de la contaminación por plomo en algunas escuelas públicas de Boston. Por favor, póngase en contacto con su médico primario si usted tiene alguna preocupación acerca de su hijo.
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Neurofibrosarcoma, also known as peripheral nerve sheath tumor, is a malignant tumor that develops in the cells surrounding the peripheral nerves.
How Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center approaches neurofibrosarcoma
We understand that you may have a lot of questions when your child is diagnosed with neurofibrosarcoma. Is it dangerous? Will it affect my child long-term? What do we do next? We’ve tried to provide some answers to those questions in the following pages, and our experts can explain your child’s condition fully. If you have further questions during your hospital stay, we have a resource room that will help answer your questions.
Our multidisciplinary Bone and Soft Tissue Program team conducts in-depth discussions of each case and personalizes treatment plans for every patient. Your child will receive integrated care from a team that includes the following specialists:
In addition, our cancer center offers the following services:
A weekly survivorship clinic, which set the national standard for childhood cancer survivorship care. This weekly clinic offers ongoing care to manage late effects caused by your child’s cancer or the treatment they received.
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