The UW Health Brain Tumor Center in Madison, Wisconsin is a leader in the diagnosis, research and treatment of patients with brain tumors. Whether you, or a family member, have been diagnosed with a glioblastoma (GBM), pituitary tumor or a benign meningioma, know you're in the best place to receive care.


Our providers see more than 1,200 brain tumor patients annually and work in concert with the UW Carbone Cancer Center to provide treatments for cancerous and non-cancerous tumors. If you are diagnosed with brain cancer, our multidisciplinary team will put together a comprehensive treatment plan for your individual diagnosis and manage the symptoms as you progress through treatments.


Why choose the UW Health Brain Tumor Center?

Why Choose Us?


UW Health neurosurgeons see more than 1,200 brain tumor patients a year. Our surgeons are nationally recognized for brain tumor care. We work with you to determine the best plan for the best outcome. Learn more about why you should choose us

Daniel Ferguson and wife, Rene

Meet Daniel


While playing hockey for Notre Dame in the 1960s, Daniel Ferguson took plenty of hard falls on the ice. Aside from some nasty bumps and bruises, however, Dan never experienced anything since that could be called a health scare.


Read Daniel's Story


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