The pediatric neuro-oncologist in the pediatric program, Lurie Children's at Cadence Health, coordinates comprehensive care for pediatric brain tumor patients receiving proton therapy at the CDH
Cancer Center which is adjacent to the CDH Proton Center, A ProCure Center.* Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the CDH Proton Center, A ProCure Center, collaborate to offer patients with pediatric brain tumors access to proton therapy, an advanced form of cancer therapy that precisely targets radiation to
In addition, Lurie Children’s multidisciplinary Brain Tumor Board plays an integral role in the clinical
review of all pediatric brain and central nervous system tumor patients undergoing treatment at the center.
The medical professionals on the pediatric neuro-oncology team are committed to giving dedicated and compassionate care in an environment targeted to the needs of children and their families. The multidisciplinary team includes:
- Lurie Children's specialists, board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology-oncology
- Cadence Health registered nurses
- Cadence Health physical therapists
- Child psychologists
To request a first-time appointment, call 1-800-543-7362 (1-800-KIDS-DOC®). TTY for the hearing impaired 1-800-526-0844.
*Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Cadence Health is a collaborative program between Cadence Health, now a part of Northwestern Medicine, and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents of nor employed by Cadence Health or any of its affiliate member hospitals.