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Our mission is to improve the treatment, quality of life and the long term outlook for children with brain and spinal cord tumors through research, support, education, and advocacy to families and survivors.
Of the approximately one hundred patients treated with the technology at HMC, the majority have had brain and spinal cord tumors. "CyberKnife is used for the treatment of both malignant and benign tumors.
After leukemia, brain and spinal cord tumors are the second most common cancers in children, accounting for about one in four cases.
Aimed at teens, this resource contains information drawn from publications issued by government agencies, as well as original material, about cancer, including risk factors and facts; types of cancer of most concern to teens and young adults, such as bone cancer, brain and spinal cord tumors, leukemia, lymphoma, oral cancer, and testicular cancer; awareness, diagnosis, types of treatment, and prevention; survivorship; and what to do when friends or family have cancer.
Tumor Paint was found to be safe with no noticeable side effects in pediatric patients undergoing neurosurgical resection of brain and spinal cord tumors. Over 80% of pediatric tumors evaluated were found to be fluorescent using Tumor Paint.
Specifically, pure motor paresis in lower extremities, like foot drops, are first thought to be caused by traumatic damage to peroneal nerves, lumbosacral radiculopathies, spinal cord tumors or by multiple sclerosis.
Management and outcomes of intramedullary spinal cord tumors: A single center experience from a developing country.
Characterization of magnetic resonance images for spinal cord tumors. Asian Spine Journal 2008; 2(1):15-21.
Intramedullary spinal cord tumors: A review of current and future treatment strategies.