Collaborating Sites

PNOC is proud to partner with the following Collaborating institutions. While not full PNOC members, these centers participate in select PNOC trials, and bring innovative and exciting clinical trials to PNOC as well as teams of experienced researchers and clinical staff to the respective clinical trials.

Detroit, MI

Children’s Hospital of Michigan treats the most children needing inpatient neurosurgery care in the State of Michigan.

Oakland, CA

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland celebrated its 100th birthday in 2012. As the oldest pediatric medical center between Los Angeles and Seattle, its physicians and staff have consistently provided exceptional medical care for children in Northern California and beyond. It has expanded its role over the years from a medical “safety net” for East Bay children into a regional pediatric medical center with specialized staff and facilities able to treat rare illnesses and health problems.

Los Angeles, CA

The mission of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Mattel Children's Hospital is to provide state-of-the art treatment for children in a compassionate atmosphere, as well as conduct research that improves the understanding and treatment of pediatric diseases. Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, one of the highest-rated children's hospitals in California, is a vital component of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, ranked the fifth best hospital in nation and best in the western United States by U.S. News & World Report.

Minneapolis, MN

The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology has been actively engaged in childhood cancer research and treatment for several decades. Since 1998, the Masonic Cancer Center (MCC) at the UMN has been an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. In 2008, the MCC formalized existing cross-departmental collaborations and partnerships through the creation of a Brain Tumor Program Translational Working Group.

New Haven, CT

Yale Cancer Center combines a tradition of innovative cancer treatment and quality care for our patients. A National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center for over 43 years, Yale Cancer Center is one of only 49 Centers in the nation. Comprehensive cancer centers play a vital role in the advancement of the NCI’s goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer through scientific research, cancer prevention, and innovative cancer treatment.