Also known as: Brain tumor
A brain tumor is the growth of abnormal cells in the brain or near the brain.
Treatment: Brain tumors can be treated by surgical removal, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and targeted drug therapy. Some patients who do not respond to standard treatments may be eligible for a blood or marrow transplant.
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A team of surgeons from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Craniofacial Center performed a complex reconstructive surgery on a seven year-old child that will improve his vision and ability to eat, as well as his appearance and overall quality of life.
Meet our July Patient of the Month, Lacy. Lacy was only 2 years old when her parents noticed that something was wrong. They took her to various doctors to try to find what could be the cause, Lacy had an 8 cm. tumor in her brain, occupying most of the lower part of her head.