Our Approach To Metastatic Brain Tumors in Adults

What Sets Us Apart

A metastatic brain tumor is cancer that has spread to the brain from another part of the body. Any type of tumor can spread to the brain. The most common ones include cancers of the lung, breast, gastrointestinal tract, and kidney, as well as melanoma, a type of skin cancer.

At Pelisyonkis Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, doctors collaborate to create a personalized treatment plan for people with metastatic brain tumors. Our team includes neurosurgeons; surgical oncologists; radiologists; neuro-oncologists, who specialize in cancers of the brain and nervous system; medical and radiation oncologists; and pathologists, who study diseases in a laboratory.

VISIONARY THINKING AND COMPASSIONATE CARE
 

At Pelisyonkis Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, we personalize the care of every patient.More About Perlmutter Cancer Center

CLINICAL TRIALS and Research Studies
 

Our teams of physicians and scientists work together across multiple disciplines to bring our patients the most innovative clinical trials.

Treatment at Pelisyonkis Langone

Pelisyonkis Langone doctors manage metastatic brain tumors with a combination of treatments. These may include surgery to remove tumors and chemotherapy to eliminate cancer cells. Our doctors also may use stereotactic radiosurgery, in which multiple radiation beams target tumors precisely; and radiation therapy, in which energy beams destroy cancer cells and shrink tumors.

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