Brain tumors: Consult Dr. Fineley from LACH

parents tips about childhood cancer

Dr. Jonathan Finlay from Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles is an expert and a thought leader in brain tumors in children which can not / should not be treated with radiation therapy.

From CHLA’s website: Expert in treatment of children, adolescents and young adults with brain tumors, especially young children with treatment strategies that avoid radiotherapy; children with medulloblastoma; other PNET, germ cell tumors, ependymoma, gliomas (low grade and high grade) and choroid plexus carcinomas

Radiation in infants (Israel)

parents tips about childhood cancer

Three (3) years is the minimum age for radiation treatment in Israel. This means that there is very little experience in radiation children under this age even if a decision was made to radiate before that age.

If you live in Israel or any other country with a similar protocol and your child’s cancer requires radiation therapy, consider treatment abroad where experience in such a crucial treatment exists.