At Northwestern Memorial Hospital, you will have access to the latest imaging and diagnostic tools available. You will also have access to the most advanced surgical and nonsurgical treatment options. Our neuro-oncology team is one of the largest in the country and includes world-renowned experts. Our radiation oncologists use the latest radiation technologies, including radiosurgery and proton beam therapy.
The Northwestern Neuro-Oncology Tumor Board or the Brain Metastases Tumor Board will perform comprehensive case evaluations for patients with complex diseases. These boards are made up of some of the world’s leading experts in their fields and include:
Improved Outcomes for Brain and Spine Tumors
Our physicians and research scientists are on the relentless quest for new treatments for glioblastoma and other gliomas, brain metastases, meningioma, and other brain and spine tumors. These efforts have contributed to new treatments and improved outcomes for our patients. Our commitment to clinical research and bringing the most advanced treatments to our patients with brain and spine tumors means better survival rates and a better quality of life.
Expert Pathology Reports
At Northwestern Memorial Hospital, our renowned neuropathology team specializes in tumors of the central nervous system. We provide comprehensive evaluations for brain and spine tumors. We combine clinical, radiologic, pathologic and molecular data to make accurate diagnoses. This translates to better treatments and outcomes. We can even analyze tissue that has been removed at other institutions as part of a second opinion.