Treatment for neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) depends on the symptoms that a person has:
|malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors|
|optic pathway glioma|
Other treatment options for neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)
- Observation and evaluation are often the primary treatments for tumors associated with NF1.
- Surgery may be considered for some tumors.
- Radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or both may be used to treat some tumors associated with NF1.
While there is currently no cure for NF1, there are clinical trials available at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis (NF) Center.