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PNOC pediatric brain tumor specialists meet at UCSF

With nearly 100 top pediatric brain tumor specialists from some of the country’s leading teaching hospitals, the focus of the PNOC team strives to analyze and collectively convert the most promising research findings into clinical trials and treatments. The goal is to provide children with malignant brain tumors access to innovative treatments for the best possible outcome.

Initially comprised of the following eight west coast participating medical centers:
Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, OR
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, Oakland, CA
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
University of California San Diego Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA

An additional seven pediatric medical centers have joined PNOC for a total of 15 of the nation’s leading hospitals and specialists.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC