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Metastatic Brain Tumor Research

When you are diagnosed with a metastatic brain tumor, you want to get your treatment where research is finding answers—right now.

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Metastatic Brain Tumor Center are actively pursuing new treatments through a range of clinical studies, all focused on improving outcomes in patients like you. Current clinical trials like these are exploring combinations of chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery to effect optimal results: 

  • Iniparib in Combination with Chemotherapy to Treat Triple Negative Breast Cancer Brain Metastasis. Read more
  • SRS (Stereotactic Radiosurgery) Plus Ipilimumab. Read more
  • HKI-272 for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer and Brain Metastases. Read more
  • A Phase I Study of ABT-888 in Combination With Conventional Whole Brain Radiation Therapy (WBRT) in Cancer Patients With Brain Metastases. Read more  

Insights Defining the Field

Researchers at Johns Hopkins also are published in the most prestigious medical journals. Read the 10 New Research Papers from the metastatic brain tumor team at Johns Hopkins.

Put Yourself in the Best Hands

When you choose Johns Hopkins, you can feel confident knowing that you’re receiving quality, caring treatment in the same place where researchers are working day and night to manage the challenges of metastatic brain tumors.

 

#1 in Neurology and Neurosurgery in the U.S. for Four Consecutive Years

US News and World Report Best HospitalsThe Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked #1 in the nation in 2013 and is the only hospital in history to be ranked #1 for 21 years in a row by U.S. News & World Report.

 
 

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ONLINE SEMINAR: Updates in Treatment Options for Brain Metastases

As many as one third of patients with primary lung, breast, kidney, colon and skin cancers may develop brain metastases. Hear from Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Michael Lim as he talks about the latest treatment options available for people with brain metastases.

Watch the recording here

 

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