Our experienced, multidisciplinary team provides comprehensive care to diagnose and treat brain and spine tumors in children. Brain and spine tumors require complex care, so your child’s team includes experts in cancer, physical and cognitive rehabilitation, psychology, and other areas to provide complete care.
Your child’s care team develops a personalized treatment plan that offers the best possible results, including rehabilitative therapy to help them return to daily activities and school. We offer long-term follow-up care to ensure their health and well-being.
Why Choose Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center?
Sylvester is an NCI-designated cancer center. The National Cancer Institute has recognized Sylvester for its outstanding work conducting research in its laboratories, treating patients in its clinics and hospitals, and reaching out to medically underserved communities with innovative prevention strategies.
South Florida's only university-based pediatric stem-cell transplant program. We serve children in South Florida, Latin America, and the Caribbean through our national affiliations. Your child has access to a wider base of donors and clinical trials involving stem cell transplant to increase chances of a successful transplant.
A multidisciplinary team approach. Your child’s care team includes pediatric cancer doctors, oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, hearing and speech therapists, teachers, child life specialists, and others to offer comprehensive care and support. We help improve your child’s quality of life.
Personalized recommendations. We keep you and your child’s goals in mind when developing screening and treatment schedules. Whether there’s a family history of particular cancers or you want to ensure your child’s health long term, you get personalized attention.