Neuro-oncology and Childhood Cancers Research Division

The mission of the Neuro-Oncology and Childhood Cancer Research Division is to facilitate cutting-edge discovery, development, and delivery of cancer prevention, treatment, care, and follow-up to improve the survival and quality of life of patients with central nervous system and childhood cancers. The Division will unify multi-disciplinary expertise in cancer of children and the nervous system, and will build regional, national, and international collaborations in clinical, epidemiological, and translational research.

Division Directors
  • Fraser C. Henderson, MD
  • Aziza Shad, MD
Division Members


Division Patient Care Clinics
  • Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Blood & Marrow Transplantation Clinic
  • Spine Center
  • Cyberknife/Synchrony System
  • Interventional Neuroradiology Clinic
  • Multi-disciplinary Oncology/Neurosurgery/Neuroradiation Clinic
Division Research Activities
  • Dr. Henderson - P75 Proteomics, Adult Cancer Survivorship
  • Dr. Shad - Survivorship
  • Dr. Teretsky - Ewings-Sarcoma
  • Dr. Djakiew - Cyberknife and Molecular Adjuvants
  • Dr. Chang - Tumor Targeting Nanodelivery System
  • Dr. Soldin - Environmental Effects on Childhood Cancer
  • Dr. Jean - IL12