Oncologists from the Kimmel Cancer Center work alongside neurosurgeons at the Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center to address all aspects of brain cancer care. We offer innovative treatments tailored to your needs, including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted drug therapy and immunotherapy. Our extended care team includes social workers, fertility specialists and many other experts who help you and your family navigate your treatment journey.
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Specialty Brain Cancer Centers
While our oncologists treat all types of brain cancer, we have several specialty centers dedicated to specific tumor types, including:
Beating Brain Tumors | Jeanie's Story
Worried by Jeanie's worsening coordination, her sister encouraged her to see a doctor, and the news was shocking. She had three brain tumors that had spread from an advanced cancer. She sought care from radiation oncologist Lawrence Kleinberg and neurosurgeon Chetan Bettegowda.
Glioblastoma and BRAF Gene Mutation | Courtney’s Story
A referral to neuro-oncologist Karisa Schreck and neurosurgeon Jon Weingart changed the course of Courtney's illness. They identified a specific tumor mutation in the BRAF gene and used a combination of treatments to shrink the tumor and keep it in remission.
Explore detailed information about different brain cancer treatment options:
- Combined chemotherapy and radiation
Request an Appointment
In-person and telemedicine appointments are available for initial consultations and follow-up care.
Johns Hopkins Medicine International
Kimmel Cancer Center Patient Resources
Brain Cancer Support Groups at Johns Hopkins
Brain Tumor Support Group
The Brain Tumor Support Group provides patients and families an opportunity to discuss all things related to brain tumor care. Meetings are held virtually via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m.
To learn more and RSVP, contact Michaela Fitzgerald, MSW: 202-660-7519, [email protected]
Cancer Caregiver Support Group
The Cancer Caregiver Support Group invites caregivers to share information, insight and encouragement. Facilitated by a social worker and oncology nurse, these meetings are held virtually via Zoom on the first and third Monday of each month from noon to 1 p.m.
To learn more and register, contact Ilana Velasquez: 202-660-6320, [email protected]
Medical and Radiation Oncology Locations
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Skip Viragh Outpatient Cancer Building
Green Spring Station
Sibley Memorial Hospital