Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Cancer
Brian is an oncologist at Children's National who specializes in brain tumors.
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Brian Rood, MD is the Director of Clinical Neuro-Oncology within our Brain Tumor Institute, a collaborative program dedicated to developing innovative approaches to treating patients with brain tumors. We sat down with Dr. Rood to discuss the Brain Tumor Institute and its role in the hospital and approaches to treatment.
Our oncology (cancer) team provides personalized treatment plans for children with cancer, including access to clinical trials.
The Pediatric Hematology Oncology training program is an ACGME accredited, three year training program for physicians that have completed three years of general pediatric training at an ACGME accredited institution.
The pediatric neuro-oncology fellowship program is one of a very few highly specialized programs in the country. It is designed to take advantage of a very large clinical program with worldwide renown in clinical care and the research of pediatric brain tumors.