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Brain, Spinal, and Nervous System Cancer Treatment Program

Due to the sensitivity of brain, spinal cord, and nerve tissues, effective treatment for brain and nervous system cancer requires a mix of advanced technology and an experienced care team.

The Adult Neuro-Oncology Program at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center is world-renowned for its treatment of tumors of the brain and spinal cord.

About the Adult Neuro-Oncology Program

The program's multidisciplinary team combines the expertise of neurosurgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, and pathologists to provide a complete continuum of care – incorporating best practices and access to the latest therapies and cancer clinical trials.

  • This innovative approach to patient care has distinguished the program as both a national and international authority in several specialized programs.
  • As part of one of the largest integrated community networks of cancer physicians and health care specialists in the country, patients have access to the highest level of cancer care without having to leave their community.
  • Use the doctor search tool to find a brain cancer specialist in your area.

Treatments for Cancer of the Brain and Nervous System

Learn more about the following brain cancer treatments we offer at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center:

Contact the Neuro-Oncology Program to Make an Appointment

To learn more about brain and nervous system cancer or to make an appointment, you can:

Fill out our online contact form.

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UPMC Department of Neurosurgery

UPMC neurosurgeons use sophisticated minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat brain and nervous system tumors.

Visit the UPMC Department of Neurosurgery website.
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Brain Cancer Specialty Care

Our multidisciplinary team of brain cancer specialists care for people who have advanced or metastatic cancer. They also see those who want a second opinion about a brain or nervous system cancer diagnosis.

Learn more about Brain Cancer Specialty Care.