Conditions & Treatments
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Radiation Therapy for Brain Cancer
Brain cancer can be treated with targeted radiation therapy (also called radiosurgery), using Gamma Knife or conformal radiation tools.
Brain Tumor Treatment
Brain tumors can cause a wide range of symptoms, including memory loss, seizures and loss of motor control.
Neoplasms or tumors can be cancerous or non-cancerous and can grow in any part of the body.
Metastatic Brain Tumors
When cancer cells from another organ spread to the brain, the result is called a metastatic brain tumor. This is the most common type of brain cancer.
Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT)
Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), also known as radiosurgery, is an extremely precise, high-dose form of radiation therapy.
Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer
Radiation therapy may be a treatment for skin cancer. It's usually used with other treatments as an alternative for surgery or for pain relief.
Radiation Therapy with Gamma Knife
The Gamma Knife delivers precise, non-invasive radiation therapy, typically for brain and skull-base tumors, blood vessel abnormalities and neuralgia.
Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
Radiation therapy treatments for pancreatic cancer include external bean radiation therapy (with chemotherapy) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT).
Brain Tumors: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
A tumor in the brain can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer). Symptoms vary widely depending on the part of the brain that’s involved.
Precision Medicine for Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Our doctors use of precision medicine to provide individualized treatment for brain and spinal cord tumors.
SBRT for Spine Cancer
For patients with spine cancer, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) delivers high doses of radiation in fewer and painless treatment sessions.
Treating Pediatric Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Malignant pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors, including low-grade gliomas and medulloblastomas, are the second most common childhood cancer.
Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer
Patients with breast cancer may require radiation treatment to the breast, chest wall and lymph nodes.
Primary Brain Tumors
A primary brain tumor is a growth that starts within the brain, including in the nerves in the brain and its covering.
Endocrine Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Most endocrine tumors are benign, but a few will become cancerous. Collectively, endocrine cancers are much less common than other kinds of cancer.
Cancer (oncologic) surgery is one of three main treatments for cancer along with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Malignant tumors are removed during open surgery.
Photodynamic therapy uses blue fluorescent light (no surgery or needles) to eradicate precancerous cells caused by sun exposure.
Pediatric Cancer Surgery
Survival rates for children with cancer have risen dramatically, a result of major advances in cancer treatments, including pediatric cancer surgery.