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Brain Tumor

Neurological Surgery Clinical Services
Brain Tumors


Overview:

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Brain Tumor

The neuro-oncology program of UW Medicine and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) provides the best possible patient-focused care for patients with brain or spinal cord tumors. We combine the most skilled, experienced and dedicated team with the most successful brain cancer treatments in an environment designed for the needs of our patients.

We take care of brain and spinal cord tumor patients from birth to old age and follow patients long-term. We also support clinical and basic brain cancer research and education, which improves the lives of our patients. Our goals include advancing the standard of brain cancer care, regionally and nationally. The neuro-oncology program of UW Medicine and SCCA has been a one-of-a-kind asset for brain cancer care in the Northwest for decades.

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Surgeons/ Provider Faculty:

The neuro-oncology program is composed of physicians and professional staff of UW Medicine and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Our UW teams at the University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center include:

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Case Studies:

The following case studies summarize sample case reports to help patients and families understand how our team of world-class doctors treat Brain Tumors.

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Related Conditions/ Diseases:

The UW Department of Neurological Surgery provides the following descriptive condition/disease articles for patients:

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Related Treatment Options:

The following examples are techniques used in the treatment of Brain Tumors:

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