Brain Tumor Treatment Centers

Temple University Hospital

Brain & Spinal Tumor Program

3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19140, United States

Phone number:

215-707-2617

Street address:

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Website:

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Additional Information:

Data for this institution collected in 2021.

Collaborates with Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Accreditations:

  • National Cancer Institute Designation: Yes
  • Nurse Magnet Status: Yes
  • Academic Affiliation: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

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:
  • [no data] Neuro-oncologists or Medical Oncologists specializing in brain/spine tumors
  • [no data] Brain Neurosurgeons
  • [no data] Spine Neurosurgeons
  • [no data] Radiation Oncologists
  • [no data] Neuropathologists

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

  • >100 Primary tumor patients
  • >100 Metastatic (Secondary) tumor patients

Number of Adult Patients Treated with Surgery Annually:

  • >100 Primary brain tumor patients
  • >100 Metastatic (Secondary) brain tumor patients
  • >15 Primary spine tumor patients
  • >30 Metastatic (Secondary) spine tumor patients
  • >10 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:

Imaging Treatments and Technologies:

  • MRI Spectroscopy
  • MRI Tractography
  • Perfusion MRI

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

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
  • Brain tumor support group
  • Financial assistance services
  • Inpatient/Outpatient rehabilitation
  • Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU)
  • Neuropsychological evaluation and/or cognitive rehabilitation
  • Palliative care
  • Survivorship services
  • Transportation services

Last updated October 14, 2021