Ependymoma Treatment

Access exceptional care for childhood ependymoma at Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM). Together our multidisciplinary team—which includes physician specialists, dedicated cancer nurses and nurse practitioners, social workers, registered dietitians, and child life specialists—work tirelessly to create a supportive, nurturing environment for your child and you.

At CHAM, we offer the most advanced treatments for ependymomas, which are tumors that develop in fluid-filled ventricles and passageways in the brain and spinal cord. These treatments include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. In addition, we offer promising new therapies through clinical trials. These trials are based on research conducted at Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center through internally recognized consortia, including the Children’s Oncology Group and the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

When you want only the best for your child, turn to the caring specialists at Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center at CHAM. We’re 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.