American Family Children's Hospital

University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, the state's only comprehensive cancer center, sees patients with brain tumors and central nervous system tumors who benefit from our advanced radiologic imaging and treatment techniques.


Patient care is managed by a multidisciplinary team of health care providers that includes neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists. The team sees patients with brain masses who have yet to be diagnosed, newly diagnosed patients or those with advanced disease, including: 

  • Glioblastoma multiforme
  • Meningioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Metastatic disease to the brain
  • Brain stem glioma
  • Spinal cord tumor 
  • Ependymal tumor
  • Vestibular schwannoma
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • CNS lymphoma
  • Various other brain tumors

Patient cases are discussed by our health care team at a weekly multidisciplinary brain tumor conference to ensure that all treatment options are explored. In addition, the Carbone Cancer Center has a renowned brain tumor clinical trials program providing state-of-the-art treatment for patients.

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