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Brain Tumor Services

Compassionate care from an expert team

Finding out you have a brain tumor can be overwhelming. But having a team of experts in your corner can help you determine your next steps. At Rush, your team of neuro-oncologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists and nurse navigators will guide you through diagnosis, treatment and beyond — always making your quality of life a top priority.

They specialize in delivering personalized care for all types of brain tumors, from malignant (cancerous) to benign (noncancerous) tumors, including glioblastoma (an aggressive form of astrocytoma), meningioma, medulloblastoma, schwannoma and metastatic brain cancer.

Metastatic brain cancer services

If you have metastatic brain cancer (also known as brain mets), there is hope. Research suggests that cancer patients who are treated by multiple specialists working together have better survival outcomes. At our metastatic brain cancer clinic, you will meet with a multidisciplinary team that will work together to determine the best course of action for your situation. The clinic offers appointments within a few days of your call. 

Expert second opinions

If you're looking to confirm your brain tumor diagnosis and fully explore all your potential treatment options, include clinical trials, Rush brain tumor specialists can help. Schedule a second opinion by calling (312) CANCER-1.

 

Excellence in Brain Tumor Care

Nationally ranked cancer care

Rush is consistently recognized as one of the top cancer centers in the country in U.S. News and World Report.

A multidisciplinary team of brain tumor experts

At Rush you may receive care through the Coleman Foundation Comprehensive Brain Tumor Clinic where you’ll meet with your care team together in a single visit. Your team may include a neuro-oncologist, neurosurgeon, radiation oncologist, as well as a nurse coordinator.

Top-rated neurosurgery program

The neurosurgery program at Rush is consistently ranked as one of the top programs in the country in U.S. News and World Report. Our nationally renowned neurosurgeons are experts in minimally invasive techniques and leading-edge procedures for treating brain tumors.

Leader in treating young adults with brain tumors

The brain tumor team specializes in treating young adults who have been diagnosed with a brain tumor. They seamlessly collaborate with pediatric oncologists and neurosurgeons to provide personalized care for young adults — with a focus on quality of life.

Support for your whole family

The brain tumor team puts your quality of life and your family’s needs first. The Rush University Cancer Center's supportive care services offers many resources to help you and your family cope with the physical and emotional effects of brain cancer. Social workers, therapists, nutritionists, integrative medicine specialists, chaplains and patient navigators are all available to support you through your treatment and beyond.

"Coming to a comprehensive brain tumor center like Rush is good for patients because brain cancer affects the part of your body that helps you function day-to-day, and have experts in both neurology and cancer working togther to help each patient."

Clement Pillainayagam, MD

Neuro-Oncologist

Locations and Contact Information

Professional Building
1725 W. Harrison St.
Suite 1010
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) CANCER-1
Rush Medical Office Building, Rush Oak Park Hospital
610 S. Maple Ave.
Suite 5400
Oak Park, IL 60304
Phone: (312) CANCER-1
Rush University Medical Center at Lisle
430 Warrenville Rd.
Suite 200
Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: (312) CANCER-1
1725 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-5904
610 S. Maple Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304
Phone: (708) 660-6607
430 Warrenville Road
Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: (630) 724-870

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