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For more information or help with any of the cancer services offered at Baylor Sammons Cancer Center, call 214.820.3535.
There are several types of tumors that affect the brain and spinal cord:
Surgery is the most important treatment option. Meningiomas that are difficult to remove surgically may also benefit from the advanced treatment options of the Gamma Knife® and CyberKnife® offered at the Baylor Radiosurgery Center.
Many types of cancer can spread or metastasize to the brain. These are considered secondary brain tumors. Among the most common types of cancer that can spread are: breast, lung, kidney and melanoma skin cancers. Metastatic brain tumors are more common than primary brain tumors.
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