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Brain and Spinal Cord Cancer

We offer one of only a few brain and spinal cord cancer programs in the state, treating a broad range of central nervous system tumors.

At Baylor Scott & White Health, your patients will benefit from our multidisciplinary approach to brain and spinal cord cancer care. Our team of specialists includes expertise from neurology, neuro-oncology, neurosurgery, neuropsychology and other specialties and subspecialties.

Services

Your patients' treatment options may include:

  • Surgery
    • Craniotomy
    • Debulking surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • Targeted therapy
  • Pain management
  • Clinical trials (when appropriate)

We also offer:

  • 3.0 Tesla and 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems offer exceptional image quality of your patients’ head and neck areas
  • Non-invasive radiation therapy includes the Novalis Tx Radiosurgery Platform, which provides pinpoint accuracy and takes just minutes per treatment
  • Minimally invasive surgical treatments are available for some tumor types to minimize patient discomfort and speed the recovery process
  • Convenient regional locations

Conditions We Treat

  • Astrocytomas
  • Gliomas
  • Oligodendrogliomas
  • Oligoastrocytomas
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Optic nerve tumors
  • Metastatic brain tumors
  • Glioblastomas
  • Cavernous sinus meningiomas

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Hematology Oncology at Baylor Scott & White Health

Baylor Scott & White Health offers a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care – including tumor boards specialized by cancer type – to individualize your patient’s treatment plan.

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