Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Children

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Treating Brain/CNS Tumors In Children TOPICS

More treatment information

For more details on treatment options – including some that may not be addressed in this document – the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) are good sources of information.

The NCI, part of the US National Institutes of Health, provides treatment information by phone (1-800-4-CANCER) and on its website ( More detailed information intended for use by cancer care professionals are also available on

The COG is the world’s largest organization devoted to research on cancer in children and teens. The COG website,, provides information to help support children and their families from diagnosis, through treatment, and beyond.

Last Medical Review: 08/12/2014
Last Revised: 08/24/2014