Astrocytoma Treatment

If your child is diagnosed with astrocytoma, a tumor that affects cells of the brain’s supportive tissue, you want experienced, compassionate experts providing their care. You’ll find it at Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Einstein (CHAM). CHAM provides state-of-the-art care for children from the New York metropolitan area, across the nation and around the world.

We are a premier academic children’s hospital known for our clinical excellence and innovative research. Our multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to patient care across CHAM and our Comprehensive Cancer Center ensures your child will receive the best care in a supportive and nurturing environment. This care includes the most advanced therapies, access to the latest clinical trials and comprehensive psychosocial support, not only for your child, but for your entire family.

We bring a team of specialists to each patient we work with. It includes pediatric oncologists, surgical oncologists, oncology nurses, radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, child life specialists and others. They create a caring, nurturing environment that makes you and your child as comfortable as possible.  

When you want only the best for your child, turn to the caring specialists at Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center at CHAM who are passionate about ending cancer and addressing your child’s whole health needs. 

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As an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center supports the mission and guidelines of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The following information about types of cancer, prevention and treatments is provided by the NCI.