Brain Tumors, Primary: Diagnosis & Treatment at the Brain Tumor Center

Pictured: Antonio Omuro Neuro-oncologist Antonio Omuro meets with one of the hundreds of people with primary brain tumors who come to Memorial Sloan Kettering every year for care from our world-class team.

The Brain Tumor Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering is home to a multidisciplinary team of nearly 50 physicians who specialize in providing advanced treatment for people with brain tumors. We are among the most experienced centers in the world, caring for more than 900 men and women with primary brain tumors every year.

Brain tumors are extremely diverse — both biologically and in their response to treatment. Our breadth of experience means that our doctors have a high level of expertise in caring for patients with all types of both common and rare brain tumors. Among the types of brain tumors that we treat are:

Whether you have just been diagnosed with a brain tumor, or you have a tumor that has progressed after treatment or has become resistant to particular therapies, the Brain Tumor Center offers a wide range of treatment options.

Our doctors use the latest technical innovations to protect important functional areas of the brain and preserve your quality of life. We are continually conducting research to improve treatment for people with brain tumors and can offer many people access to clinical trials of new, experimental approaches that are not available at many other centers.