Saint Luke’s Neuro-Oncology is a comprehensive brain tumor program that uses advanced treatments, surgical techniques, and sophisticated imaging to treat the most challenging brain tumors. Patients will meet with experts in oncology and surgery, making it convenient—and fast—to move from diagnosis to treatment.
Our experts are highly experienced in treating brain tumors at every phase, including initial diagnosis, second opinion, and recurrence. Our multidisciplinary team meets each week to create a treatment plan tailored to patients' specific needs. Specialties include:
- Social work
Each patient’s treatment journey begins with our nurse navigator who works with patients from the first office consultation through each follow-up visit. One call is all it takes to connect to our multidisciplinary team of specialists.
Call 816-932-5795 to schedule an appointment with Saint Luke's Neuro-Oncology.
Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute offers the most advanced treatments for all types of brain tumors. We use the most advanced surgical technologies, such as intraoperative MRI scanning, brain mapping, and stereotactic radiosurgery.
Brain tumor treatment
Our neuro-oncology team has all the tools to treat complex brain tumors:
- Advanced surgical technologies to help protect a patient’s vision, movement, and other important functions.
- Radiation techniques that target tumors and areas where cancer may recur. We offer radiation guided by sophisticated imaging not available at most hospitals and targeted radiation using GammaTile®.
- Carefully tailored chemotherapy treatments designed to be effective while minimizing side effects.
- Access to clinical trials investigating new and improved treatments for brain tumors—sometimes offering therapies years before they are available elsewhere.
Conditions we treat include:
- Acoustic Neuroma
- Choroid plexus papilloma
- Pineal region tumors
- Pituitary tumors
- Skull base tumors
- Spinal tumors
Our team of physicians and advanced practice providers are patient centered and firmly believe in fully educating patients through every step of the treatment process. New patients will receive a call back within 24 business hours and be scheduled as quickly as needed. A dedicated neuro-oncology nurse navigator assists patients throughout the care journey. Our goal is to give our patients the best quality of life as we treat their disease.
Saint Luke's accepts most major insurance plans. View accepted insurance list.
Call 816-932-5795 to schedule an appointment.
Available clinical trials
Our team offers groundbreaking clinical trials not available at other hospitals in the region. These trials offer hope for glioblastoma and other aggressive tumors that frequently recur despite standard therapies.
Call 816-932-5795 to learn more about clinical trials.
Megan Hibler, RN
Saint Luke's News
Saint Luke's Neuro-Oncology
Saint Luke’s is the first hospital in the area to offer this new treatment option to patients with glioma brain tumors.