Pediatric Brain and Spinal Tumors Support Services

Living with a brain and spinal tumor

In addition to the best medical care available, City of Hope also provides patients and their families access to several programs that include:

Late effects/survivor clinic follows patients long after their treatment to identify, treat and counsel for any issue that can arise related to their lifesaving treatment. When you come to City of Hope, you automatically gain access to an unparalleled array of support services to help you and your family take each step during and after your brain tumor treatment. We can help with all of these concerns, and more:

  • Managing side effects and symptoms
  • Pain management
  • Navigating the health care system
  • Your emotional, social and spiritual health
  • Handling and coping with stress
  • Staying healthy and active
  • Healthy cooking and eating
  • Healing arts
  • Caregiver skills
  • Restoring normalcy in your family, job or school routine

Learn more about these resources at our Living with Cancer or Supportive Care Medicine sites.

Additional Resources:

  • I've Just Been Told I Have a Brain Tumor
  • Frequently Asked Questions About Brain Tumor
  • Statistics About Brain Tumors
  • Tips for People With Brain Tumors
  • Coping with the Cognitive Effects of Brain Tumors
  • Rehabilitation for Children with Brain Tumors
  • Support for a Loved One with a Brain Tumor
  • Do What You Can to Ease Side Effects of Treatment for a Brain Tumor
  • Tell Your Health Care Team How You Feel During Treatment for a Brain Tumor