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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:

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

      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 aid services
      • Inpatient/Outpatient rehabilitation
      • Molecular testing
      • Neurological Intensive Care Unit (Neuro ICU)
      • Neuropsychological evaluation and/or cognitive rehabilitation
      • Palliative care
      • Survivorship services
      • Transportation services

      Last updated February 25, 2022