North America CERN Centers

The CERN Foundation is a network of dedicated adult and pediatric neuro-oncologist who specialize in treating ependymoma. CERN clinicians come from the top research hospitals, each with his or her unique expertise. You can contact the CERN medical facility directly or fill out our referral form and we will be happy to connect you.

Children’s Hospital of Chicago

— Categories: Pediatric  

The Children’s Hospital of Chicago offers highly specialized, state-of the-art care for children with brain tumors​, the most common solid tumor diagnosed in children. The center is designed specifically to treat children with brain and CNS tumors.

Children’s Hospital of Colorado

— Categories: Pediatric  

The Children’s Hospital of Colorado offers the region’s only dedicated neuro-oncology program for infants, children, teens and young adults with brain tumors. Deliver optimal treatment with the goal of preserving and improving your child’s quality of life.

Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

— Categories: Pediatric  

The Children’s Hospital Los Angeles treats children with brain tumors and spinal cord tumors. They are one of the largest pediatric neuro-oncology programs in the country. Offers patients the latest treatment options being tested in clinical trials.

Children’s National Medical Center

— Categories: Pediatric  

Children’s National Medical Center is a recognized leader in pediatric brain tumor research and treatment. Their multi-specialty team is regularly called upon to care for or provide second opinions to patients from all over the U.S. and around the world. They offer a level of expertise that few centers can match.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

— Categories: Pediatric  

Cincinnati Children’s provides leading-edge, comprehensive care for children and young adults. Through innovative research and clinical care, they are improving treatment and long-term outcomes for patients with brain tumors.

Dana-Farber and Harvard Cancer Center

— Categories: Adult  

Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center offers state-of the-art treatment for patients with brain tumors, spinal cord tumors, and neurologic complications from cancer. These specialists work to ensure you receive coordinated treatment and support.

Henry Ford Hospital

— Categories: Adult  

At Henry Ford, you will find compassion and ongoing support from experienced brain tumor specialists. Their multidisciplinary team of doctors and nurses offers what every brain tumor patient and their family needs: rapid diagnosis, personalized care and expert treatment.

Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

— Categories: Adult  

Huntsman Cancer Institute provides each patient with state-of-art medical, surgical, and radiation care. Patients are guided through the process of diagnosis, treatment, and social services to ensure individual needs are met.

Mayo Clinic

— Categories: Adult  

Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat people with primary and secondary tumors of the brain, spinal cord, and the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

— Categories: Adult   Pediatric  

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center provides a unique strategic opportunity to bring together researchers and clinicians for scientific discovery and development of truly effective brain tumor therapies.

National Institutes of Health

— Categories: Adult  

The National Institutes of Health is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of physicians, other healthcare providers, and scientists who are dedicated to developing new therapies and improving outcomes for patients with brain and spinal cord tumors.

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

— Categories: Adult  

The world-renowned experts at Ohio State are transforming the way brain and spine cancers are prevented, detected and treated.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

— Categories: Pediatric  

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital specializes in treating the most challenging pediatric brain tumors and has has one of the world's leading brain tumor programs devoted entirely to children.

Stanford Children’s Health

— Categories: Pediatric  

Stanford Children's Health's multidisciplinary team offers individualized consultation and nurturing care for children with brain tumors, spinal cord tumors or other neuro-oncological diseases.

The Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids)

— Categories: Pediatric  

Affiliated with the University of Toronto, Sick Kids is the largest medical center in Canada dedicated to improving children’s health. They are comprised of an accomplished group of internationally renowned leaders in the field of paediatric neuro-oncology who are committed to providing outstanding care to children diagnosed with brain tumours and their families.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

— Categories: Adult   Pediatric  

MD Anderson has nearly 75 years of experience diagnosing and treating brain and spine tumors. World-renowned surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation therapists work together to develop a customized care plan.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

— Categories: Adult  

The University of Pittsburgh Center is dedicated to providing the best treatment available for patients with benign and malignant primary tumors of the brain and spinal cord.

University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center

— Categories: Adult  

University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Cancer Center sees patients with brain tumors and central nervous system tumors who benefit from advanced radiologic imaging and treatment techniques. Patient care is managed by a mulitidisciplinary team.

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