Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors

Elizabeth Maher, M.D., Ph.D., (left) specializes in caring for patients with brain cancer.

Simmons Cancer Center offers brain and spinal cord tumor patients the most advanced treatments available, at the modern and convenient Medical Oncology Clinic, located in the Seay Biomedical Building.

Our clinicians and researchers are nationally recognized leaders in the development and use of radiation therapies to precisely target brain and spinal cord tumors while sparing surrounding tissues. The rapid advancement of imaging techniques and technologies has enabled our specialists to determine the location, shape, and size of brain and spinal cord tumors with an unprecedented level of precision.

Conditions We Treat

Our physicians and researchers have access to the latest scientific findings and treatments for brain and spinal cord tumors, including:

  • Astrocytomas
  • Brain tumors – common and metastatic
  • Glioma and non-glioma tumor types
  • Pineal tumors
  • Schwannomas