Find answers with Mayo Clinic medulloblastoma brain tumor experts
Medulloblastoma expertise, on your side.
At Mayo Clinic, your child’s medulloblastoma care team will have the experience and knowledge to make an accurate diagnosis. This is the first step in being able to tailor a care plan just for your child, and being able to leverage our access to the latest treatment innovations. Medulloblastoma can occur at any age, but it most often occurs in young children. And while it’s a rare condition, it's the most common cancerous brain tumor in children.
It starts with an accurate diagnosis.
An accurate diagnosis is critical for making appropriate treatment decisions. Treatment of medulloblastoma brain tumors in children differs from adults with brain tumors, so it's critical to get diagnosis and treatment from pediatric brain tumor specialists—like the experts at Mayo Clinic. Numerous factors are balanced for optimal treatment in these patients, including molecular features and subtype. You can expect the best care for your child in a family-friendly environment that is focused on and dedicated to the latest in technology advancements, patient care, and treatment options.
The collaborative team approach.
Pediatric doctors across Mayo Clinic come together to become part of your child’s care team. With expertise in surgery and noninvasive treatment as well as watchful waiting, the medulloblastoma care team at Mayo Clinic provides your child with the widest range of treatment options available.
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Safe care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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These safety protocols are important because for many patients, access to direct care within Mayo Clinic's safe environment is in their best interest. But it’s not the only option—we will also continue to offer phone and video visits if that approach will meet patient needs.
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