A Leader in Brain Tumor Treatment
Exceptional Multidisciplinary Care
The Brain Tumor Program at the Cancer Center offers you diagnosis and leading-edge treatment options with a multidisciplinary approach that includes medical, surgical and radiation oncologists, pathologists, nurse practitioners, nurses and social workers, a palliative care team, and rehabilitation and pain management specialists.
Our core staff includes physicians with
(neurosurgery for brain and spinal tumors)
(using chemotherapy to treat cancer of the central nervous system)
(using radiation to treat cancer)
(treating brain disease, including cancer)
(a radiology specialty that images the nervous system, spine, head and
(analyzing tumor tissue to determine disease progression and guide
Physicians are board certified in their areas of expertise, with
appointments at Harvard Medical School - all indicators for the best
quality outcomes. Our registered nurses and nurse practitioners have
extensive neuro-oncology expertise.
In our multidisciplinary brain tumor conference and clinics, our team
collaborates to discuss your particular cancer and the best treatment
options for you. In our clinic you will see all your necessary cancer
specialists in one location, for convenience and ease. We can usually
arrange an office visit for evaluation within one week, and when necessary,
admit you directly to the medical center for immediate treatment.
Together we will help you learn about:
Your cancer diagnosis, the tests you will have, and any necessary
The procedure or operation you will need
Your recovery period, medications, returning home and much more
We can help you and your family manage your care, arrange appointments, and
coordinate any additional resources you might need such as support groups
that are available in the Boston area.