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Brain cancer diagnostics and treatment

At each of our hospitals, you'll find innovative brain cancer treatments and technologies—all under one roof. Our brain cancer experts use state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, including advanced imaging and laboratory tests, to evaluate brain cancer. This diagnostic evaluation takes about three to five days.

Then together, we develop a comprehensive brain cancer treatment plan that works for you. Your individualized plan will include advanced medical treatments and technologies, combined with integrative oncology services to help reduce side effects and keep you strong in body, mind and spirit.

cancer diagnostics and treatments

Diagnostic evaluations

A thorough and accurate cancer diagnosis is the first step in developing a brain cancer treatment plan. Your integrated team of brain cancer experts will use advanced diagnostic tests and tools to evaluate the disease, and plan your individualized treatment. Throughout your treatment, we'll use imaging tests to track the size of the tumors, monitor your response to treatment, and modify your plan when needed.

Physical exam, neurological exam and health history

Within the first two days of your arrival at our hospital, we will perform a complete array of diagnostic tests, and thoroughly review your medical history and symptoms. Your doctor will also likely conduct a physical exam for general signs of health. Your doctor may also conduct a neurological examination, which includes a series of questions and tests for vision, hearing, motor skills, memory, cognition, and other neurologic functions.

Reduced wait times for appointments and test results

We understand that waiting for test results can create a great deal of stress. To ease anxiety and help you begin your brain cancer treatment sooner, we provide reduced wait times for appointments and test results. Our turnaround time goal—from the time of the scan to providing results so treatment planning can occur—is four hours.

Comfort equipment

We also want you to be as comfortable as possible during your imaging tests. Our team uses padding and comfort equipment, as well as a variety of positioning devices, to help you feel more relaxed during scans and procedures.

A personalized treatment plan

a personalized treatment plan

Our doctors work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and diagnosis.

Meet our neurosurgery experts

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If you have a neurologic cancer, it's important to be seen by an integrated team of physicians with expertise in performing cancer-related surgical procedures on the nervous system and its supporting structures.

Meet some of our neurosurgery experts:

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