Penn neuro-oncologists provide evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for patients with benign and malignant brain and spinal cord tumors of the central nervous system (CNS). Our team includes recognized leaders in the treatment of rare and complex neurologic cancers and all neurologic complications associated with cancer.

Diagnosing and Treating Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors

Our neuro-oncology team treats all types of brain and spinal cord tumors through a collaborative approach with other subspecialties within Penn Neurology and other disciplines. Specialists come together to discuss patient cases in meetings called tumor boards. The board meets once a week and works together to create treatment plans that meet the unique needs of each patient. The specialties include:

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Neuro-oncology Program

Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center's Neuro-oncology Program is a collaboration among many experts to bring novel treatments to cancers of the brain and spinal cord, as well as other neurological disorders. In addition, clinicians and scientists at the University of Pennsylvania are involved in a large variety of research endeavors aimed at understanding the basic biology of glial tumors. 

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