Neuro-oncology

Cancer of the brain and spine is treatable. Our hospital is only one of few in New England with the capability of utilizing beam radiation with stereotactic radiosurgery to treat tumors in or around the spinal cord and brain.

 


Trilogy™ Stereotactic System from Varian Medical Systems is one of Hartford Hospital's latest innovations. (more)

 

Our dedicated team includes neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuro-pathologists, neuro-oncologists, neuro-radiologists and radiation oncologists. They utilize the latest technologies to treat cancer of the brain and spine. This multidisciplinary team approach provides for streamlined care from diagnosis to discharge.

 

MRI of acoustic neuroma

 

 

With the use of MRI scan; including MRI spectroscopy (MRI spect), functional MRI (fMRI), CT scan , PET scan our doctors are afforded the high quality tools to diagnose and treat cancer.