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Brain Tumor Treatment Centers

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Brain and Spine Tumor Program

1945 New Jersey 33, Tinton Falls, New Jersey, 07753, United States

Phone number:

732-710-0288

Street address:

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Website:

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Additional Information:

This program meets 7/7 of the Guiding Principles for CNS Tumor Treatment Programs.

Institution part of Hackensack Meridian Health.

Data for this program collected in 2023.

Accreditations:

  • National Cancer Institute Designation: No
  • Nurse Magnet Status: Yes
  • Academic Affiliation: Hackensack Medical School

Number of Full-Time Physicians:

Number of full-time physicians in this treatment program who dedicate at least 40% of their clinical practice to the treatment of adult patients diagnosed with brain and/or spine tumors:
  • 2 Neuro-oncologists or Medical Oncologists specializing in brain/spine tumors
  • 4 Brain Neurosurgeons
  • 5 Spine Neurosurgeons
  • 2 Radiation Oncologists
  • 1 Neuropathologists

Number of Adult Patients Treated for Brain and/or Spine Tumors Annually:

  • 55 Primary tumor patients
  • 40 Metastatic (Secondary) tumor patients

Number of Adult Patients Treated with Surgery Annually:

  • 51 Primary brain tumor patients
  • 40 Metastatic (Secondary) brain tumor patients
  • 3 Primary spine tumor patients
  • [no data] Metastatic (Secondary) spine tumor patients
  • [no data] Skull base tumor patients

Specialized Treatments and Technologies Available:

Identifies whether the following treatment options are offered either at this institution or at an affiliated center.

Available:

Drug:

    Imaging Treatments and Technologies:

    • fMRI
    • MRI Spectroscopy
    • Perfusion MRI
    • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

    Other:

      Radiation Treatments and Technologies:

      • 3D Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT)
      • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
      • Intraoperative radiotherapy
      • Proton Therapy
      • Stereotactic Radiosurgery

      Surgical Treatments and Technologies:

      • Awake Craniotomy
      • Brain Mapping
      • Endoscopic Surgery
      • Fluorescence-guided surgery
      • Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT)
      • Minimally Invasive Surgery

      Other:

      • EEG
      • Tumor Treating Fields
      • Immunotherapy
      • Intrathecal chemotherapy
      • Targeted therapy

      Clinical Trials:

      Investigational treatments (or other interventions) available for the categories below:
      • Low Grade Glioma
      • Meningioma
      • Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma
      • Recurrent Glioblastoma

      Support Services Available:

      Identifies whether the following clinical and non-clinical support services are offered either at this institution or at an affiliated center.

      Available:

      • Advanced practice registered nurse
      • Brain tumor board
      • Brain tumor support group
      • Caregiver support services
      • Case manager
      • Certified neuro registered nurse
      • CNS tumor educational resources
      • Fellowship-trained neuro-oncologist
      • Molecular testing
      • Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU)
      • Neuropsychology services for CNS tumor patients
      • Nurse Navigator
      • Oncology social worker
      • Outpatient Rehabilitation
      • Palliative care

      Last updated May 3, 2023