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Brain tumors

Learn more about brain tumors and how Massey's multidisciplinary approach provides the most comprehensive care in the region.

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VCU Massey Cancer Center offers the full continuum of care for brain tumors - from prevention and detection to treatment and survivorship.

Using the most advanced technology, treatment options and clinical trials, our team offers a wide scope of care for those diagnosed or at high risk of brain tumors. Our care is delivered compassionately, with respect, personal attention and a focus on the whole person - not just the disease.

Your partner in brain tumor care

Whether you are faced with a diagnosis of a brain tumor, need help evaluating and reducing your risk for brain tumors, or are being screened for early detection of brain tumors, Massey is here to help.

We provide a level of expertise found only at the top 4 percent of cancer centers across the country designated by the National Cancer Institute. Massey is the only center in the Richmond area and one of two in Virginia designated by the NCI to lead and shape America’s cancer research efforts.

Massey’s care is provided through VCU Health at VCU Medical Center, an award-winning hospital.

Clinical trials

Treatments in clinical trials may be more effective or have fewer side effects than the treatments that are currently available.

Brain and neurological cancer treatment team

Our specialists from many different disciplines work together in the area’s largest and most comprehensive multidisciplinary teams.

Resources & support services

Massey offers a number of patient support services to address educational, emotional, spiritual and social service needs.

Why choose VCU Massey Cancer Center for your brain tumor care

VCU Massey Cancer Center is ready to help if you or your loved one has been diagnosed with a brain or spinal cord tumor. Massey offers the only board-certified neuro-oncologists in the Richmond area. Just 1 percent of neurologists in the country subspecialize in the treatment of neurological cancers, and Massey has three of these subspecialists, who collaborate with a team of other leading neurological, neurosurgical and cancer specialists.

Massey features an award-winning medical team dedicated to caring for patients with benign and malignant primary brain and spinal cord tumors, cancer metastatic to the nervous system, neurological complications of cancer therapy and neurological paraneoplastic syndromes (remote autoimmune effects of cancer that are not directly caused by tumors and their metastases). We offer a level of cancer expertise and experience only found at the top 4 percent of cancer centers across the country recognized as a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center. Massey is the only center in the Richmond area, and one of only two in Virginia, designated by the NCI to lead and shape America’s cancer research efforts.

Discover the 5 Cs that make us the right choice for your brain tumor care. Choose Massey for your brain tumor care because we are:

Cutting-edge

Our doctors have unparalleled knowledge and experience in diagnosing and treating all types of brain and spinal cord tumors. As sub-specialists in neuro-oncology, they are specifically trained in and dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of neurological cancers.

Comprehensive

Massey offers a full range of treatment options and scope of care, from prevention and diagnosis to treatment, recovery and long-term survivorship. We provide expert care for patients with benign and malignant primary brain and spinal cord tumors, cancer metastatic to the nervous system, neurological complications resulting from cancer treatment and paraneoplastic syndromes. Additionally, you have access to clinical trials testing new and promising treatments that are only available at National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers like Massey. We also offer comprehensive support services that range from helping minimize symptoms and side effects to helping evaluate and cope with the cognitive, emotional and psychological effects of cancer.

Collaborative

Cancer care generally requires multiple forms of therapy and various specialized doctors. At Massey, our specialists collaborate in interdisciplinary teams to coordinate all aspects and stages of patient care and conveniently provide that care in one location. Massey pioneered the multidisciplinary approach to cancer care in our region. This approach combines the expertise of many doctors and ensures that you will receive the ideal combination and sequence of treatment.

Compassionate

Through respectful, attentive and compassionate care, Massey’s cancer care team builds healing relationships with you that help reduce suffering and death from cancer.

Customized

Recognizing that each patient is unique and each type of cancer is different, Massey provides treatment strategies and care plans tailored and individualized to you.

Becoming a Patient

Our award-winning team at VCU Massey Cancer Center is transforming how cancers are prevented, detected, treated and cured, and it is our pleasure to care for you and your loved ones. Cancer is complex and its care can be complicated, so we want to make your experience as our patient as simple and positive as possible. 

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Mackenzie Levi

Mackenzie Levi

Mackenzie Levi was only 20 months old when the team at VCU Massey Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU removed a peach-sized, cancerous tumor from her brain.

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