Brain Tumor Service

Specialists in the comprehensive Brain Tumor Service at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Centers treat patients with tumors of the brain and spinal cord, both benign and malignant. Our multidisciplinary team of experienced specialists includes neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists, radiation oncologists, neuroradiologists, neuropathologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists and a dedicated nurse coordinator. These specialists work together on a daily basis to ensure that patients receive the most advanced, personalized care in a well-coordinated, compassionate environment.  We employ advanced diagnostic and treatment facilities, promising clinical trials and ongoing discoveries from our neuroscience research team.

Patients benefit from:

  • Multidisciplinary conference that meets weekly to discuss each patient's case and recommend a comprehensive plan of treatment
  • Multidisciplinary clinic, where patients meet with a team of surgical, medical and radiation oncology specialists
  • Fully integrated services to manage the complex medical problems that may affect patients with brain cancer and other neurologic malignancies
  • Access to the latest clinical trials
  • Innovative therapies, including the very latest surgical and non-surgical alternatives
  • Second opinions
  • Immediate access to appointments, with most patients being seen within one week

Conditions treated include Adult Brain Tumors:

  • Acoustic neuroma

  • Astrocytoma

  • Anaplastic astrocytoma

  • Anaplastic oligoastrocytoma

  • Anaplastic oligodendroglioma

  • Atypical / Anaplastic meningioma

  • Brain metastasis / Metastatic brain tumor

  • Brain stem glioma

  • Central nervous system (CNS) tumors

  • Central neurocytoma

  • Choroid plexus papilloma/tumor

  • Colloid cyst

  • Craniopharyngioma

  • Dermoid tumor

  • Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNET)

  • Ependymoma

  • Epidermoid tumor

  • Ganglioglioma

  • Ganglioglioneurocytoma

  • Germ cell tumor

  • Germinoma

  • Glioblastoma

  • Glioma

  • Hemangioblastoma

  • High-grade glioma

  • Leptomeningeal disease (carcinomatous menigitis)

  • Low-grade glioma

  • Medulloblastoma

  • Meningioma

  • Myxopapillary ependymoma

  • Neurofibroma

  • Neuromas

  • Oligodendroglioma

  • Pilocytic astrocytoma

  • Pineal tumor

  • Pineoblastoma

  • Pituitary adenoma

  • Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA)

  • Primary brain tumor

  • Primitive neuro-ectodermal tumor (PNET)

  • Chordoma

  • Spinal cord tumors

  • Subependymoma

  • Vascular brain tumors

  • Vestibular schwannoma

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This page was last updated: July 13, 2015

         
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