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"A brain tumor is a complex, life-threatening disease. You want to be sure you are in a place that has all the treatments options - and Penn has all the options."

Brain Tumor Treatments at Penn Medicine What You Should Know

When you or a loved one receives a brain tumor diagnosis, it is natural to feel a range of emotions. It is a confusing and uncertain time – especially when evaluating brain tumor treatment options. The Penn Brain Tumor Center is a nationally recognized center that offers patients the most advanced treatment options and a personalized approach to care.

The Most Advanced Treatment Options

Penn Medicine offers the region's most comprehensive treatments - including proton therapy - for benign (non-cancerous) and malignant tumors originating in the brain, as well as metastatic brain cancer:

Martha, a brain tumor patient, talks about her treatment experience at Penn Medicine and her life before and after.

Treating All Types of Brain Tumors*

The Penn Brain Tumor Center treats all types of brain tumors - regardless of the tumor's stage. Few health systems have access to the scope of brain tumor treatments available at Penn Medicine. The Penn Brain Tumor Center provides innovative surgical and non-surgical options for complex and inoperable brain tumors of all types, including:

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Brain cancer (metastatic)
  • Cranial- or skull-based
  • Glioblastoma (GBM)
  • Glioma
  • Meningioma
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Pituitary
  • Schwannoma

*The World Health Organization lists more than 120 types of brain tumors.

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