The Multidisiplinary Brain Metastasis Clinic

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Neurosurgeon Nelson Moss using radiation therapy during surgery with brachytherapy

Neurosurgeon Nelson Moss using radiation therapy during surgery with brachytherapy

Memorial Sloan Kettering is known for providing specialized cancer care. Our Multidisciplinary Brain Metastatic Clinic (MBMC) is dedicated to treating people with tumors that have spread to the brain. As the leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of metastatic brain cancer, MSK unites specialists in neurosurgery, radiation oncology, medical oncology, clinical trials, neuroradiology, neurology, and physiatry to work closely with you to ensure that your patient gets the right care at the right time, in a coordinated and efficient way.

Refer a patient

At MSK, we’re an extension of the care you provide — through diagnosis, treatment, and beyond. If you would like to refer a patient or have questions, please call 212-639-5837 or visit.

State-of-the-Art Brain Metastasis Treatment

The MBMC’s highly experienced team offers the most advanced diagnostic and treatment options for brain metastasis care, including:

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Radiation therapy during surgery with brachytherapy
  • Minimally invasive laser ablation
  • Laser interstitial thermal therapy
  • Targeted therapy and immunotherapy
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery

Clinical Trial Studying Efficacy of Brachytherapy

We are engaged in ongoing research to develop the brain metastasis treatments of the future as well as early detection strategies. In addition, we are currently enrolling eligible patients for a clinical trial studying the efficacy of brachytherapy in patients whose brain cancer returned after radiation therapy and require surgery to remove the tumor. Learn more about the trial and enrolling your patient.

Convenient, Seamless Care

Your patient receives completely integrated care at the MBMC. To avoid multiple visits on different days, your patient meets with several specialists on the same day. Before your patient’s first appointment, our experts review their case so they can present the best personalized treatment options. Right away, your patient receives a care plan that reflects the expertise of multidisciplinary cancer specialists. After evaluation and treatment at the MBMC, your patient returns to your care — but we’re here anytime they need us.

Patient-Centered Care

We believe that part of a patient’s treatment should include support services that help them live life to the fullest. In addition to providing long-term follow-up care to monitor for treatment side effects and disease recurrence, we connect patients with experts who can offer healthy living tips and advice in:

We make it easy for your patients to receive the care they need via telemedicine and offer in-person treatment at eight locations in New York and New Jersey. We can also issue remote surgical opinions for patients with all types of brain tumors.