If you have been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor (brain cancer), our world-class cancer experts and supportive resources will help you navigate every aspect of your care.
The team of neurology and cancer specialists at Allegheny Health Network (AHN) successfully guides hundreds of patients through cancer diagnosis and treatment every year. We work with you to develop a plan that offers you the best chance of success, and we will stay by your side throughout your treatment and recovery.
We treat both types of malignant brain tumors:
Patients who undergo complex intracranial surgery instead of traditional brain surgery can benefit in multiple ways, with:
At AHN, we are skilled in diagnosing and treating both primary and metastatic brain tumors, including:
Brain tumor symptoms depend mainly on the type, size, and location of the tumor. Someone with a brain tumor (either benign or malignant) may experience one or more of these symptoms:
We understand the stress that distressing symptoms and uncertainty can cause. At AHN, we schedule your appointment as quickly as possible. Because our care teams include physicians with different backgrounds, you may see a neurosurgeon as well as a neuro-oncologist (cancer specialist).
After performing a thorough physical examination to evaluate your symptoms, your physician may recommend:
AHN’s physicians from different medical specialties work together to develop an accurate diagnosis and a treatment plan that is personalized to your needs. See why so many people choose AHN for neuro-oncology care.
Cancer specialists at AHN Neuroscience Institute and AHN Cancer Institute help hundreds of patients beat cancer every year. Our care team considers your age, overall health, and other factors when determining which treatments will benefit you.
Your treatment plan may include: