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With successful treatment, people with brain tumors can live longer with a better quality of life. At the Stanford Brain Tumor Center, our specialists offer the most advanced, effective options for diagnosis and treatment, including clinical trials.
Receiving a diagnosis of a brain tumor is a life-changing event for you and your loved ones. At the Stanford Brain Tumor Center, we're here to help. Our specialists are at the forefront of the latest, most successful brain tumor diagnosis and treatment options. We combine our expertise with caring, compassionate support for you and your family throughout your journey.
Stanford Brain Tumor Center: Why Choose Us?
At Stanford, our highly trained specialists have a deep understanding of the latest technologies and most effective techniques to treat brain tumors. At weekly Tumor Board meetings, experts from multiple disciplines review cases that require more complex recommendations. With this expertise, we offer our patients advanced care for even the most complex brain tumors. Read about the conditions we treat.
When you come to our center, you will find:
Our board-certified neurological specialists have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating brain tumors. In fact, our experts are actively involved in research, publish in peer-reviewed journals and speak at conferences, keeping them at the forefront of brain tumor treatment. Their goal is to offer you the best care possible while improving your quality of life. Learn more about your care team.
Stanford neuro-surgeons and radiation oncologist invented CyberKnife – an advanced, noninvasive treatment – specifically for treating brain tumors. CyberKnife is a robotic radiosurgery system that delivers targeted radiation directly to tumors, without the need for incisions. Our neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists have more experience using CyberKnife to treat brain tumors than any other facility in the world. Find out more about brain tumor treatments.
Our specialists work together to provide a precise diagnosis and comprehensive treatment plan to each patient. We coordinate your care in each of our three locations, helping you schedule multiple appointments and treatments in one visit. View our locations.
Pediatric Care for Brain Tumor
At the Stanford Brain Tumor Center, we specialize in treating adults with brain tumors. Find our more about our specialized care for children with brain tumors at the Brain and Behavior Center in the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.
Mike Harris was so relieved to know that a brain tumor was behind his strange symptoms. Then came the hard part: Removing the fist-sized tumor.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.
HOW TO REFER
To refer a patient and schedule an appointment, call either:
The Cancer Center New Patient Coordinator at 650-736-7440