Cancers We Treat

Brain & Spine Tumor Diagnosis

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Doing the research

Learn More About Your Diagnosis

Wherever you are in this journey, we are here to help you process everything you need to know in a supportive and informative way.

At Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center in Jacksonville, Florida, we believe knowledge is power. At every step, you’ll have access to our team of experts, made up of oncologists, radiologists, surgeons, nurses, and more.

Research is key to what we do. As a patient, you’ll have access to clinical research benefits from MD Anderson Cancer Center. All of our care follows MD Anderson’s standards and procedures.

Defining, diagnosing and treating

Types of Brain & Spine Tumors

There are a variety of different brain and spine tumors. While symptoms and treatment may be similar in some cases, each type of tumor is unique. Because each tumor is different and complex, we work as a multi-disciplinary team to tailored your treatment. This means, from your oncologist to your surgeon, everyone is working together on your case.

Common Diagnostic Tests

  • CT Scan
  • Neurologic Exam
  • MRI
  • Surgery
  • Blood Tests
  • Biopsy

Contact Us

If you have any questions, we have you covered. We have nurse navigators available to guide you through every step of your care. Request an appointment or speak to a nurse navigator by phone or online.

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Our Location

Brain & Spine Tumor Clinics

Our specialized clinics focus on the complex care needed to treat all aspects of your condition. Within our clinics, we bring together our team of experts to care for you - mind, body and spirit - all under one roof. Our singularly focused clinics include:

  • Glioma Clinic
  • Pituitary, Meningioma and Skull Base Clinic
  • Metastases and Radiosurgery Clinic

Need Directions? The brain and spine tumor clinic is located in the main Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center on Floor 1.

Find a Doctor

Our care team brings medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons and other specialists together for each patient.

For whatever step is next,

Baptist MD Anderson is Here for You

Our team of experts are ready to help you navigate the whirlwind of emotions, options and decisions through every aspect of your care.

smiling headshot of Travis Martin, brain tumor patient and survivor..

I never thought at 32 I’d be diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer, which is pretty bad from what I hear. But I’m here today so I’m pretty happy about it.

Travis's story
smiling headshot of Travis Martin, brain tumor patient and survivor..

I never thought at 32 I’d be diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer, which is pretty bad from what I hear. But I’m here today so I’m pretty happy about it.

Travis's story