UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
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The Neuro-Oncology Program at UPMC Children’s Hospital is at the center of finding new and improved treatments for pediatric brain and nervous system cancers. As one of the leading sites in the United States for childhood neurologic cancer research and clinical studies, UPMC Children’s brain tumor patients have access to clinical trials of the newest brain and spine cancer treatments.

Clinicians and researchers in Hematology, Oncology, and Neuro-Oncology develop research models that seek to learn why some children develop cancers; create innovative cancer treatments; and find cures for child with cancers.

Insights gained through this research enable healthcare providers to bring new treatment strategies from the lab to clinical trials for many types of brain tumors, including high-grade glioma studies lead by CBTTC PI Dr. Ian Pollack; making a powerful impact on the quality of life of childhood brain cancer patients.

Contact

Kimberly Diamond | Clinical Research Coordinator

https://www.chp.edu/