Pediatric Brain Tumors
Tumors of the brain and spine make up about 20 percent of all childhood cancers; they are the second most common form of childhood cancer after leukemia. Brain tumors are the most common solid tumor in children. Approximately 2,000 children in the United States are diagnosed with a brain tumor each year.
The Neuro-Oncology Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is internationally recognized for having the highest quality neurosurgery, neuro-imaging and neuro-pathology support.