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Life with brain cancer goes far beyond MRI scans and surgery. At the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center, we understand that paying attention to both your physical and emotional needs is key to your long-term well-being.
We recognize that you may have questions, such as:
Each person’s needs are different, and our team works with you to develop a personalized treatment plan – helping you to live a productive life focused on the areas that mean the most to you.
It’s important that you understand your diagnosis and treatment options. Thanks to treatment advances, life with a brain tumor is now more hopeful, with many brain cancer patients measuring their survival in years. At our center, every effort is made to select the most aggressive therapy with minimal side effects, so you can achieve the highest quality of life with brain cancer. We offer a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach with superior access and convenience. Our program includes:
As you prepare for your first appointment, you may want to consider discussing these topics with your doctor:
Unfortunately, most gliomas come back at some point. At Henry Ford Hospital, we take a personalized approach to treating your brain tumor. Each patient exhibits different symptoms based on the location of the brain tumor. Each patient reacts differently to chemotherapy and radiation. It is important to keep in touch with your nurses and doctors if you start to act or feel different, and have symptoms such as:
Your caregivers and family members will have lots of questions and concerns. This will be a journey filled with uncertainty. There is so much to learn and understand. It is important to keep a positive outlook despite any setbacks. Our team can answer any questions or concerns during this journey.
Call the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center at (313) 916-2723.