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Center for Neuro-Oncology Treatment Team

  • members of the Center for Neuro-Oncology treatment team

    Depending on your diagnosis, your team may include the following specialists:

    • Neuro-oncologists, who are experts in treating tumors of the brain and spinal cord
    • Neurosurgeons, who are highly skilled in the precise techniques of operating on the brain and spinal cord
    • Radiation oncologists, who specialize in using radiation that targets the tumor while sparing surrounding tissues
    • Neuropathologists, who specialize in the diagnosis, molecular pathology, and genomics of brain tumors
    • Social workers, who help you cope with the emotional impact of diagnosis and treatment
    • Nurses and nurse practitioners, who provide health assessment, patient and family education, symptom management, screening for clinical trial eligibility, and quality of life assessment.