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Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center
The Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center in Baltimore, Maryland, is one of the largest brain tumor treatment and research centers in the world. We treat an extremely large number of patients affected by all types of brain tumors. We tailor each patient's treatment using an array of advanced approaches, including emerging treatments such as tumor-treating fields and MRI-guided laser ablation.
Brain Tumors: Frequently Asked Questions
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Jon Weingart answers frequently asked questions about a brain tumor diagnosis, including first steps, brain tumor types, treatment options and what you can expect after treatment.
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We have vast experience in treating and caring for patients affected by all types of brain tumors. Learn more.
The Latest in Research
In our labs we’re working on new forms of treatment for patients with brain tumors. Find out the latest.
At the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center, we hold a weekly multi-disciplinary brain tumor conference with all medical specialties present to review each tumor case and make the best diagnosis and treatment plan for the individual patient. Our team consists of skilled surgeons and neurologists that can provide the most effective and safest treatment — even on the most challenging types of tumors.
A Meningioma Brain Tumor Diagnosis: Now What?
Meningioma is the most common brain tumor, and most meningiomas are treatable. A 2016 lecture by Dr. Henry Brem covers brain tumor symptoms, classification of meningiomas and treatment, from the multidisciplinary Meningioma Center at Johns Hopkins. The discussion includes symptoms and signs, classification of meningiomas, treatment options and the risk of recurrence.
Malignant Brain Tumor Surgery: What You Need to Know
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Chetan Bettegowda, M.D., Ph.D. provides what you need to know about surgical options for malignant brain tumors, including what surgical options are available, when they are considered, how to choose a brain tumor center, and the anticipated course of treatment, recovery time and outcomes.
Malignant Brain Tumor Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Chetan Bettegowda, M.D., Ph.D. discusses when clinical trials are recommended for a patient with a malignant brain tumor diagnosis, understanding the risks involved and making the decision to participate in a clinical trial. He also discusses the latest research for the treatment of brain tumors.
Chemotherapy and Primary Brain Tumors: What You Need to Know
Johns Hopkins oncologist Matthias Holdhoff, M.D., Ph.D. offers a candid conversation on chemotherapy as a treatment option for malignant brain tumors. Learn more about chemotherapy, what you can expect during treatment and the side effects of chemotherapy.
Radiation Oncology for Primary Brain Tumors: What You Need to Know
Johns Hopkins radiation oncologist Lawrence R. Kleinberg, M.D. explains when and how radiation therapy is used to treat primary brain tumors. Learn about the anticipated course of treatment, side effects and how they can be managed.
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