Pediatric cancers although common are highly treatable. Radiation therapy can be used safely and effectively to treat a variety of cancers that affect children.
More than 80 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are cured, and chemotherapy is an effective treatment for childhood cancer.
The Gamma Knife delivers precise, non-invasive radiation therapy, typically for brain and skull-base tumors, blood vessel abnormalities and neuralgia.
External radiation therapy refers to a treatment in which beams of radiation that are delivered precisely to a tumor. Learn more about this treatment.
Survival rates for children with cancer have risen dramatically, a result of major advances in cancer treatments, including pediatric cancer surgery.
Half of all people with cancer are treated with radiation therapy. It is effective for treating almost all types of cancer in almost any part of the body.