Diagnosis & Treatment of Brain Tumors

Getting a Brain Tumor Diagnosis

We have several advanced neuroradiology tools for diagnosing brain tumors:

  • Neurological exam
  • Computed tomography scan (CT scan)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • X-ray
  • Bone scan
  • Arteriogram (angiogram)
  • Myelogram
  • Spinal tap (lumbar puncture)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)
  • Surgical biopsy

Treatments We Offer

  • Anti-seizure medication 
  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Chemotherapy 
  • Gamma Knife
  • Gene therapy 
  • IMRIS therapy suite
  • Molecular cytogenetics —  helps to predict prognosis and determine which brain tumors will respond best to chemotherapy
  • NICO BrainPath
  • Optune for Glioblastoma
  • Radiation
  • Steroids 
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt (VP shunt)