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Neuro-Oncology Program

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Treatments for brain and spinal cord tumors include:

  • Neurosurgery — Surgery is usually the first step, with the goal of removing as much of the tumor as possible while still maintaining neurological function.
  • Chemotherapy — This is one of the most common treatments for cancer. It uses anticancer drugs to interfere with the cancer cell’s ability to grow and reproduce.
  • Radiation therapy — We partner with Mayo Clinic Arizona in Scottsdale to offer state-of-the-art radiation therapy options.

Additional treatments include:

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