Surgery is one of the cornerstones of cancer treatments. The goal of surgical oncology is to physically remove as much of the tumor as safely as possible. At Neuro Spinal Cancer Center of Dubai, our surgical oncologists have years of experience performing careful, precise surgery on children with a variety of cancers. we have weekly MDT meetings to discuss all oncology cases and we have a second opinion on any difficult case through teleconference MDT communication.
“You will find new strength you didn’t know you had. You will find that what seemed to be the daily grind of work or home life will take on new meaning and will sustain you by the sheer normalness of it.” Our pediatric surgeons perform a high volume of surgeries every year. This translates into a superior level of experience and expertise for our team. Features of our surgical oncology program include:
We may perform surgery during the diagnosis phase of your child’s care:
Surgery is one of the primary treatments for cancer. We may use surgery in a number of different ways to treat your child’s cancer:
Bone Tumors (in progress)
It needs a team of individuals who are highly skilled and experienced in the treatment of bone tumors, including osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma.
Leukemia (in progress)
Leukemia is the most common form of pediatric cancer. It affects approximately 3,250 children each year in the US, accounting for about 30 percent of childhood cancers. It can occur at any age, although it is most commonly seen in children between 2 and 6 years of age.
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma(in progress)
NHL is cancer in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system and functions to fight disease and infections.
Skin cancer is a malignant tumor that grows in the skin cells.
Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (in progress)
Our cancer team specializes in treating rare cancers like nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Learn more about its causes and treatments
Brain tumors are the most common solid tumors in children.
Rhabdomyosarcoma is a cancerous tumor that originates in the soft tissues of the body, including the muscles, tendons, and connective tissues.
Germ Cell Tumors
Germ cell tumors are malignant (cancerous) or nonmalignant (benign, noncancerous) tumors that are comprised mostly of germ cells.
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft tissue sarcoma is a type of cancer that grows in soft tissues that support and connect parts of the body.
Neuroblastoma is a cancerous tumor that begins in the nerve tissue of infants and very young children