Brain Tumor Symptoms and Overview
Our Comprehensive Approach to Brain Tumor Treatment
At UPMC, our neurosurgeons have the depth and breadth of expertise required to treat most brain tumors — including those once considered inoperable, thanks to our pioneering advances in minimally invasive surgery and radiosurgery.
Our extensive expertise allows us to develop a treatment plan for you, using the technique — or combination of techniques — that offers the best opportunity for recovery.
Conditions We Treat
UPMC is among the most experienced centers in the world in treating brain tumors and lesions using traditional and minimally invasive procedures, such as the Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA), Neuroendoport® Surgery, and Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery.
Common brain tumors we treat include:
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Advanced Treatment Options
Our full array of treatments for brain tumors and lesions include traditional and microsurgical approaches and the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques, such as:
Compared to traditional, open brain surgery, these minimally invasive procedures can offer:
- Minimal scarring
- Fewer side effects and complications
- Faster recovery