Treatment Options

The Simmons Cancer Center offers brain and spinal cord tumor patients the most advanced treatments available, in a modern, convenient setting. 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.

After carefully evaluating your test results, a UT Southwestern Medical Center neurosurgeon may perform a surgical biopsy to determine the exact nature of the illness, then plan a precise course of action to treat any discovered cancer.