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Neurofibromatosis type II (NF2) service

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Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2) is a rare genetic disease characterised by benign (non-cancerous) tumours that occur on nerves within the body, in particular on both balance and hearing nerves, known as vestibular schwannomas or acoustic neuromas.


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Information for patients

Find out about the clinic including contact details, parking and useful resources.

 

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Treatment

All patients are reviewed at least annually following an MRI head and three yearly spinal MRI. Annual audiograms and hearing rehabilitation offered as necessary. Surgery, radiotherapy and bevacizumab therapy are also available. More ...

Teams (MDT)

Due to its complex nature, the management of NF2 requires a multi-disciplinary team approach. There are monthly MDT meetings where all patients have their imaging and management discussed, before being reviewed in the clinic. More ...

Contact NF2

Neurofibromatosis type II (NF2) service
Clinic 10, Box 48
Cambridge University Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust
Hills Road
Cambridge
CB2 0QQ

Clinic 10 Main Reception: 01223 217588

NF2 PA: 01223 217471
NF2 Nurse Practitioners: 01223 348672 

Partners

In England, NF2 care has been centralised to four ‘hub’ centres in Cambridge, Manchester, Oxford and London, each having satellite areas covering their region. Cambridge has satellite clinics in Birmingham, Leicester and Nottingham. More ...