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.
Brain Tumor Center at the Advanced Medicine Center, Clinic D
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.
Our Programs and Services
At Stanford, we understand that a brain tumor diagnosis is a life-changing event for you and your family. We’re here to help you and your loved ones cope during this stressful time. We offer supportive services to care for the whole person—body, mind and spirit.
Access to clinical trials that study the latest, most advanced therapies for brain tumors
Genetic counseling and testing to help determine the type of tumor for the best treatment plan
Rehabilitation specialists to help patients regain their strength and maintain their quality of life
Cancer Survivorship Program, a partnership between cancer survivors and their care team with support services and clinical care to help people transition to life after cancer
Complementary and alternative medicine program through Stanford’s Center for Integrative Medicine with classes and services including acupuncture, medical hypnosis, therapeutic massage and individual psychotherapy
Guest Services to help navigate the hospital and clinics and provide general information and support
Dedicated social worker on the neuro-oncology team who specializes in counseling brain tumor patients and their families
Support groups to provide a safe, comforting environment for brain tumor patients and their families to share their experiences:
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