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A non-ossifying fibroma is a benign (non-cancerous), non-aggressive tumor that consists mainly of fibrous tissue. It usually occurs in the thighbone or shinbone, but may also occur in the upper extremities.
How Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center approaches non-ossifying fibroma
We understand that you may have a lot of questions when your child is diagnosed with non-ossifying fibroma. 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. If you have further questions during your hospital stay, our experts can explain the condition to you fully.
Our Bone and Soft Tissue Program’s multidisciplinary approach to care ensures that your child’s case will be given thoughtful discussion by an integrated care from a team that includes the following specialists:
In addition, our cancer center offers the following services:
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