Neurogenetic Cancer

Leaders in Neurogenetic Cancer Care
Our Neurogenetic Cancer Program provides in-person and virtual access to international leaders in rare neurogenetic disorders. Whether you have a diagnosis or are at risk due to family history, you will receive comprehensive, personalized care.
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
Tuberous Sclerosis (Bourneville’s Disease)
Neurofibromatosis (NF)
Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS)
Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome (VHL)

Our specialists come together to provide treatments that address the multiple medical issues associated with neurogenetic disorders.


Advanced Imaging

Electroencephalogram (EEG)

Genetic Testing

Neurocognitive Testing

Treatment Options

Cancer Medications

CyberKnife Radiosurgery

Radiation Therapy

Interventional Neuroradiology


Whole-Person Care

Innovation Through Clinical Research

Your Circle of Care

Your care team supports all your physical, emotional, and daily living needs. Our goal is to minimize the impact your condition has on your life.

Your Doctors

Endocrine Surgeons

Endocrine surgeons have advanced training in the care of benign and cancerous endocrine tumors. They treat a range of disorders impacting the body’s endocrine system through open and minimally invasive surgery of the adrenal, thyroid, and parathyroid glands as well as neuroendocrine cells.

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A geneticist is a medical doctor with specialized training to evaluate, diagnose, and treat individuals and families with genetic conditions.

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Interventional Neuroradiologists

Interventional neuroradiologists are doctors with advanced training in radiology and neurology to treat conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. They perform minimally invasive procedures using thin tubes (catheters) inserted through blood vessels to access treatment areas.

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Medical Oncologists

Medical oncologists have specialized training in diagnosing and treating cancer using medications, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy, and targeted therapy.

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A neurologist specializes in neurology (brain, spinal cord, and nervous system care), epilepsy, and seizure disorders. They are experts in using medications and other nonsurgical options to treat epilepsy and seizures.

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Neurologic Oncologists

Neuro-oncologists specialize in diagnosing and treating cancerous tumors of the brain and spinal cord. They treat these cancers using medications including chemotherapy and biologic therapy, such as targeted therapy. Neuro-oncologists often serve as your main health care provider, coordinating your treatment among several specialists. 

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A neurotologist is a type of otolaryngologist (ENT) who provides medical and surgical care for nerve disorders and tumors affecting the ears, balance system, facial nerves, temporal bone, skull base, and related structures of the head and neck.

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A neurosurgeon is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of central and peripheral nervous system disorders.

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Pain Management Specialists

These anesthesiologists are medical doctors who perform nonsurgical and minimally invasive procedures to alleviate pain.

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Radiation Oncologists

Radiation oncologists have specialized training in using high-energy radiation to destroy cancer or prevent its spread while protecting healthy tissue.

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Urologic Surgeons

Urologic surgeons specialize in diagnosing and managing cancers affecting the genitourinary tract and male reproductive organs.

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Advanced Practice Providers (APPs)

These health care providers work with your doctors to help with diagnosis and treatment. APPs may recommend medications, lifestyle changes, and services such as genetic counseling. An APP can be a nurse practitioner (NP), physician assistant (PA), or clinical nurse specialist (CNS).

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Extended Care Team

We understand that receiving health care should be accessible and convenient. Our scheduling staff can coordinate your appointments if needed, so that you can see multiple providers during a single visit.

Neurogenetic Oncology Program at Stanford Neuroscience Health Center
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