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Neurosciences and Behavioral Health Center

Brain Tumors: Advanced Treatment

 

When you have a brain tumor, choose UVA, where you will have access to clinical trials and a team of neuro-oncologists who focus only on brain tumors.

If you have a brain tumor diagnosis, make sure you’re getting the care that you need. Get a second opinion

Brain Tumors

Discover how UVA treats a range of brain tumors, from glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) to spinal cord tumors.

Brain Tumors: Advanced Treatment

 

When you have a brain tumor, choose UVA, where you will have access to clinical trials and a team of neuro-oncologists who focus only on brain tumors.

If you have a brain tumor diagnosis, make sure you’re getting the care that you need. Get a second opinion

Life-Saving Care for Brain Tumor Patients

  • Watch this video about a brain tumor patient

    "I love UVA. I feel like I'm their only patient."

    Watch this video about Debbie, a patient of David Schiff, MD. Coming to UVA gave her chance to live — and to have the baby she’d always wanted.

    Watch Debbie talk about her UVA experience.

Meet the Experts
Dr. Schiff treats brain cancer at UVA.

Excellence: Recognized

David Schiff, MD (pictured at left) and Mark Shaffrey, MD were named in the latest edition of America’s Top Doctors; they were also listed in the companion America’s Top Doctors for Cancer.

UVA is ranked as one of the top cancer centers in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

UVA is one of only two National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Clinical Cancer Centers in Virginia. To be recognized by the NCI, a center must have a substantial portfolio of cancer research support and a scientific staff recognized for its cancer research skills in a wide array of scientific areas.

Treatment & Research
glioblastoma research

Glioblastoma Research

Glioblastoma is one of the deadliest brain cancers. UVA’s Benjamin W. Purow, MD, has identified an enzyme that appears to control multiple signaling pathways. 

Find out how this treatment could save lives.

Treatment for Glioblastoma

  • Tested at UVA and other sites in clinical trials, Optune, available to newly diagnosed patients, treats this most deadly form of brain cancer.

    Learn about the effectiveness of this device.

    Clinical Trials for Malignant Tumors

    We have several new clinical trials for patients with malignant brain tumors.

Visit the Clinic

We see patients on the third floor of the Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center.

Make an appointment, get maps, hours, directions to the Neuro-Oncology Center.