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Brain Tumor Treatment Centers

St. Luke's University Health Network

Brain & Spine Tumor Center

801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 18015, United States

Phone number:

484-526-4000

Street address:

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Website:

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Additional Information:

Data for this institution collected in 2022.

Accreditations:

  • National Cancer Institute Designation: No
  • Nurse Magnet Status: No
  • Academic Affiliation: Temple School of Medicine

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:
  • 1 Neuro-oncologists or Medical Oncologists specializing in brain/spine tumors
  • 3 Brain Neurosurgeons
  • 1 Spine Neurosurgeons
  • 2 Radiation Oncologists
  • 1 Neuropathologists

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

  • 69 Primary tumor patients
  • 71 Metastatic (Secondary) tumor patients

Number of Adult Patients Treated with Surgery Annually:

  • 51 Primary brain tumor patients
  • [no data] Metastatic (Secondary) brain tumor patients
  • 5 Primary spine tumor patients
  • [no data] Metastatic (Secondary) spine tumor patients
  • 0 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:

    • MRI Spectroscopy
    • MRI Tractography
    • Perfusion MRI

    Other:

      Radiation Treatments and Technologies:

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

      Surgical Treatments and Technologies:

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

      Other:

      • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
      • Frameless Stereotactic Radiosurgery
      • Functional MRI
      • Fluorescence guided brain tumor surgery (5-ALA)
      • Optical Surface Monitoring System (OSMS) for radiation therapy
      • Intraoperative radiation/brachytherapy w Gamma Tile

      Clinical Trials:

      Investigational treatments (or other interventions) available for the categories below:
      • Low Grade Glioma
      • Meningioma
      • Other Malignant Glioma

      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 nurse
      • Brain tumor board
      • Discounted lodging
      • Financial aid services
      • Inpatient/Outpatient rehabilitation
      • Molecular testing
      • Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU)
      • Neuropsychological evaluation and/or cognitive rehabilitation
      • Oncology social worker
      • Palliative care
      • Transportation services

      Last updated January 4, 2023