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The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke

The Brain Tumor Learning Center

An Emily Dorfman Foundation for Children Program

Family Learning

Looking at brain model

Busy at the computers

I can be a doctor some day!

Studying a brain model

Looking through the microscope

The Brain Tumor Learning Center is a unique resource room for patients, family members, and friends. Here you will find hands-on resources for both children and adults that teach about brain tumors, treatments, and coping with serious illness, including:

  • Models of the brain and spine
  • Models that show central lines, an MRI and CT scanner
  • Computers with internet access and a variety of software programs
  • Microscope station
  • Medical play area for children
  • Books
  • Videotapes
  • Audiotapes
  • Brochures, pamphlets and booklets
  • Children's activity room for scheduled educational sessions

You may use the resources on your own or schedule a meeting with a Brain Tumor Center staff person to learn about the resources available in the Learning Center.

Located in the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke
0317 Baker House, Duke South Clinic Building

Open Monday through Friday, 8:00am–4:30pm

Call (919) 684-5301 for information or directions

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