Neurofibromatosis

Thomas Froehlich, M.D., and a team of specialists treat adults and children with all three types of neurofibromatosis (NF) in the NF clinics at Simmons Cancer Center and Children’s Medical Center Dallas.

The Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Clinic at UT Southwestern Medical Center, in conjunction with the NF Clinic at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, offers expert diagnosis and treatment for each type of NF from childhood through adulthood. We have state-of-the-art technology, cancer screening services, and subspecialists with the experience and background to meet the particular needs of NF patients.

We are also committed to both providing and developing new treatments for NF patients at each stage of their lives and disease. Our team approach gives the added benefit of consistent care for NF patients throughout their lifetimes.

Conditions We Treat

The NF Clinic treats patients with all three types of neurofibromatosis:

  • Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)
  • Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2)
  • Schwannomatosis

Although these share the name of neurofibromatosis, they are unique disorders with different symptoms and presentations. There is no proven medical treatment to cure neurofibromatosis, and clinical follow-up is critical. The NF clinics at Simmons Cancer Center and Children’s provide state-of-the-art medical technology, cancer screening services, and therapies.

The NF Clinics at Simmons Cancer Center and Children’s are also in partnership with the Texas NF Foundation for patient and parent support.