University Hospital Brain and Pituitary Tumor Clinic at Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
Our specialists in the Brain and Pituitary Tumor Clinic at Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center see patients with intracranial tumors — malignant and benign. We may recommend surgery, observation, treatment with medication, or some form of radiation.
Patients who visit the Brain and Pituitary Tumor Clinic have access to surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and mid-level providers in one location. You also receive the added support of a dedicated social worker, a licensed dietician, and other benefits of a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Plus, the clinic is adjacent to the Rogers Imaging Center, where many of our MR scans are performed.
Preparing for Your First Appointment
To make the most of the time with your treatment team, it’s best to prepare for your first appointment. Here are a few tips on what to bring:
- All recent MRI scans relevant to the brain tumor
- A completed new patient questionnaire provided to you when you made the appointment
- Health insurance information including insurance card(s), special forms, referrals, or important phone numbers
- Any additional medical records not already sent in advance of the visit
- A list of your other physicians, with their names, addresses, and telephone numbers
- A list of any medications you're currently taking, along with the prescribed dosages
- A pen, notebook, and/or folder for keeping a list of questions to ask the doctor, taking notes, and storing new paperwork or educational materials from the visit
- A family member or friend to help you take notes, listen, or ask questions
Valet parking is available.