Pre-school, here she comes! Kailey may be fighting a high-grade glioma, a very aggressive form of brain tumor, but today, she’s more interested in fighting the urge to dance! It’s hard to believe this spunky toddler had surgery to remove a tennis ball-sized tumor from the left side of her brain. Now, after radiation and chemotherapy, she is back to doing the important work of being a kid.
The team at Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital is prepared for the most challenging and complex cases. Children and adolescents with brain tumors have access to the full spectrum of care, from laser ablation, to robotic surgical techniques, to clinical trials including vaccine therapy, to radiological solutions including proton beam therapy.