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The neuro-oncology program at Atlantic Health System brings together a multidisciplinary team of medical experts.  These experts bridge the fields of neurology, radiology, radiation oncology, neurosurgery and medical oncology to provide comprehensive care to adults and children with brain tumors including, but not limited to:

Brain-Related Cancer Care

Because of the highly complex interaction between cancer and the human nervous system, there can be many complications to cancer care that our neuro-oncologists specialize in treating, including:

  • Metastasis to the spinal fluid (Leptomeningeal disease)
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Metastasis to the spinal column
  • Paraneoplastic syndromes
  • Seizures and headaches

Treatments and Services

The neuro-oncology program at Atlantic Health System provides an integrative and comprehensive treatment approach for those whose cancer involves the brain and nervous system. Our multi-disciplinary team of experts utilize such diverse treatment options as:

  • Immunotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Targeted therapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Advanced brain tumor neurosurgery
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (Cyberknife and TrueBeamTM)
  • Laser interstitial thermal therapy (VisualaseTM)
  • Tumor treatment fields (Optune®)
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Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center

Each year, we give hope to more than a thousand families. We know a brain tumor diagnosis is a difficult experience. We help patients and their loved ones navigate the journey from comprehensive diagnosis to personalized treatment. Our team of multidisciplinary experts is here for you with state-of-the-art care, guidance and support.

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Research and Clinical Trials

Atlantic Health System actively participates in clinical trials that expand the effectiveness of current treatments, and uncover new treatments, in the fight against brain cancers.