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Pediatric Neuro-Oncology at Cook Children'sOur Neuro-Oncology program treats children with cancer or tumors of the central nervous system and spine.

The Cook Children's Neuro-Oncology program includes a wide range of services from oncology, neurosurgery, neurology, radiation oncology, diagnostic imaging, neuropsychology, social services, nursing and rehabilitation.

Common referral diagnoses

Our specialty care team

Jeffrey C. Murray, M.D. Murray, Jeffrey C. M.D.
Medical Director of Neuro-Oncology
Board Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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. Donahue, David J. M.D.
Board Certified in Neurosurgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery
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John Honeycutt, M.D. Honeycutt, John M.D.
Board Certified in Neurosurgery

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Jeffery C. McGlothlin, M.D. McGlothlin, Jeffery C. M.D.
Board Certified in Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology

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Karen Nielson, M.D. Nielson, Karen M.D.
Radiation Oncology
Board Certified in Radiation Oncology

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Roberts, Richard M.D. Roberts, Richard M.D.
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Joel Steelman, M.D. Steelman, Joel M.D.
Board Certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology

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Beth Colaluca, Ph.D. Colaluca, Beth Ph.D.
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Braly, Emily RN, MSN, CPNP

Requesting an appointment

To request an appointment, you may either call our office at 682-885-2500 or fill out our appointment request form. A member of our staff will contact you within one business day to schedule your appointment and get more information.

Patient events and support groups

Evenings with Neuro-Oncology
These gatherings offer networking opportunities for families and provide education about brain tumors, treatments and the impact both can have on the child and their family.

Each evening program features a variety of speakers, including physicians, nurses, social workers and Pastoral Care staff. Activities will be available for patients and their siblings.

There is no cost to attend and dinner is included. Additional details to come. You may also call 682-885-7379 for further information.

Life After Cancer
The Life After Cancer program at Cook Children's works to benefit children, teenagers, and young adults by providing medical care and other services for cancer survivors. The survivorship program was the first of its kind funded by the Lance Armstrong Foundation and serves as a model for other survivorship programs. Please contact Lisa Bashore for more information at 682 885-2125.

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