The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is designated as a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute — recognition for an institution's scientific excellence and multidisciplinary resources focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center received a National Cancer Institute-sponsored Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant for brain cancer research.
Mayo Clinic researchers involved in pediatric hematology and oncology research are working to better understand how and why pediatric brain tumors develop and how to best stop their growth.
See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic authors on pediatric brain tumors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
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- Childhood brain and spinal cord tumors treatment overview (PDQ). National Cancer Institute. http://cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/childbrain/Patient. Accessed April 3, 2015.
- Lau C, et al. Overview of the management of central nervous system tumors in children. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed April 3, 2015.
- Brain SPOREs. National Cancer Institute. http://trp.cancer.gov/spores/brain.htm. Accessed April 3, 2015.
- Children's oncology group hospitals in Minnesota. Children's Oncology Group. http://applications.childrensoncologygroup.org/coglist/resources/coglist.aspx?State=MN&lc=. Accessed April 3, 2015.
- About us. Children's Oncology Group. http://www.childrensoncologygroup.org/index.php/aboutus. Accessed April 3, 2015.
- Nageswara Rao AA (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. April 6, 2015.