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Brain and Spinal Tumors - Primary

Stephanie Weiss, attending physician and associate professor of radiation oncology, is part of a multidiscplinary team dedicated to treating patients with brain and spinal tumors.Stephanie Weiss, attending physician and associate professor of radiation oncology, is part of a multidiscplinary team dedicated to treating patients with brain and spinal tumors.

When facing a primary brain or spinal tumor, where you go for care—and how quickly you are seen—can make a big difference. At Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, we work with you to choose a treatment approach that offers the best chance of controlling your brain or spinal cancer, preserving function and reducing the risk of recurrence.

At Fox Chase, we draw upon the nationally-recognized experience of our multidisciplinary medical team to make individualized decisions for your type and stage of primary brain or spinal cancer. The brain and spinal tumor team meets regularly to review new or challenging cases in depth and reach a consensus on treatment strategies. Through this coordinated approach, we strive to offer the most thorough and personalized care, as well as access to innovative therapies for your cancer.

Why choose Fox Chase?

  • Highest designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, an elite center recognized for excellence in cancer treatment, research, prevention and education
  • Multidisciplinary team of physician leaders in the brain and spinal tumors field
  • Full spectrum of care for every type and stage of brain and spinal tumors—from detection through survivorship
  • Significant experience with open, endoscopic, laparoscopic and robotic surgery
  • Access to clinical trials for emerging and innovative therapies for brain and spinal tumors
  • Next business-day appointments with our brain and spinal specialists