Quality Care, Close to Home: Treatment Centers in Connecticut
CTBTA is committed to making Connecticut a leading center for brain tumor treatment and has worked in tandem with many of the following sites. It is important to note, however, that CTBTA is sharing the following resources for convenience only and does not, simply by inclusion, endorse or recommend any particular facility or service
Connecticut Children's Medical Center Neuro-Oncology Program
"The neurosurgeons at Connecticut Children's Medical Center are experienced in operating on children with both benign and malignant tumors of the brain and spinal cord. Advances are being made in the treatment and survival of patients with these tumors thanks to the work of Connecticut Children's investigators and physicians.”
Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute: Neuro-Oncology
"A multidisciplinary team of neuro-oncology specialists determines the best course of treatment for each patient situation: neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuro-pathologists, neuro-oncologists, neuro-radiologists and radiation oncologists. They present each case with an even broader team of specialists at the Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center Tumor Board, ensuring that every available option is considered in creating the best treatment plan. Our neuro-oncologists also connect patients with clinical trials offering the most promising advances in tin treating tumors, and many other resources patients (and their families) need."
Saint Francis Hospital/Trinity Health
“Trinity Health of New England is a leading cancer care provider serving Connecticut and western Massachusetts. We bring nationally recognized cancer services close to home. You have access to specialists in all aspects of cancer care, the latest treatments and the support you deserve.”
Yale Brain Tumor Program
"The Brain Tumor Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital offers patients easy access to specialized care for brain tumors.” The Program is a "multidisciplinary group dedicated to the care of patients with primary brain tumors, brain metastases, and neurological complications of cancer. We are the only multidisciplinary consortium providing comprehensive brain cancer care in southern New England and have gained regional and national recognition. In addition to novel treatments, the physicians of the Brain Tumor Program conduct clinical trials through Yale Cancer Center."
See the Yale Neurosurgical Oncology team
MostSmilow Care Centersthroughout the state offer both chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Check specific locations via the link above for specific services.
"We treat all primary and metastatic brain and spine tumors in a multidisciplinary fashion. Our surgeons work together with our Neag Comprehensive Cancer specialists to personalize treatment plans and optimize individual outcomes. Our treatment paradigm is focused on providing world class medical and neurosurgical care incorporating novel technologies guided by our robust precision genomics initiative.”
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis TN
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Brain Tumor Program "specializes in treating the most challenging pediatric brain tumors."