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Brain Tumors

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Brain Tumor Treatment

When a patient is diagnosed with a brain tumor, the dedicated team of neurosurgeons at Richmond University Medical Center steps in to devise a personalized care plan. With evolving technological advancements and targeted treatment methods, the outlook for brain tumor patients continues to improve.

Since brain tumors can impair speech, thought and vital body functions associated with the central nervous system (CNS), it’s critical that patients receive the highest quality of care in a timely manner. Residents living in the Staten Island, NYC and surrounding areas have access to the state-of-the-art techniques, education and compassionate care they deserve at RUMC.

Types of Brain Tumors

The Richmond Brain and Spine Center handles a variety of brain tumors, both benign (noncancerous) and malignant (cancerous). The type and severity of the tumor determines which kind of treatment will be the most effective. Doctors will also carefully consider an individual’s general health, potential side effects and the tumor’s location before proceeding. Common types of brain tumors treated in the Staten Island facility include:

Gliomas
Meningiomas
Skull base tumors
Metastatic tumors
And more

Revolutionary Treatment Options

Most brain tumor treatment plans involve chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery. While these standard methods are often used, in some cases, more innovative, multi-disciplinary approaches may be utilized.

Schedule An Appointment

Patients can seek specialized brain tumor treatment in Staten Island at Richmond University Medical Center. Contact us for more information or call (718)-818-4000 to schedule an appointment.