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Cancer Research at a Lab Dedicated to A Finding Cure

Brain tumors are the second most common type of cancer in children. With more than 120 types of brain tumors, finding a cure for each can be challenging. Every cancer is unique and adapts to a child’s individual genetic makeup differently. That’s why studying tumor tissue is more important than ever to help children battling this type of illness.

The Neuro-Oncology Translational Lab at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children conducts advanced research studies to better understand why brain tumors form, how they grow and ways in which they can be treated. By growing cell lines from cancerous tissues right here in our lab in Central Florida, we are able to watch these tumors grow and change in real time. This allows us to test the effectiveness of different treatments to find cures and prolong the life of children diagnosed with a brain tumor.

Through our research, we strive to develop personalized medicine with treatments tailored to the individual child and their predicted response to a tumor type.

Driving Research Excellence

The Neuro-Oncology Translational Lab at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer continues to demonstrate excellence. As leaders in childhood cancer research, we offer children the most advanced treatment options available. Consider our strengths:

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