When faced with the unexpected news of a brain or spinal tumor, the first thing most patients experience is emotional shock. We understand. The next experience may be fear and curiosity. We understand that as well.
The physicians and staff of the Prisma Health Brain Tumor Center (BTC) want to be a part of your education process. When you’re facing an unknown disease, you need information, and you need it quickly. Our center is here to be a resource for education, treatment and recovery. And, because we know this is a very anxious and emotional time, we are committed to seeing new patients within seven business days after contacting our office.
We know that receiving a brain tumor diagnosis can be scary. View the video below for an overview of the condition and to learn more about what to expect as you move forward in this journey.
The Prisma Health Brain Tumor Center is a dedicated program focused solely on brain and spinal tumors. Our center offers access to the physicians and specialty services you need in one place.
A tumor is a mass of tissue that’s formed by an accumulation of abnormal cells. Normally, the cells in your body age, die, and are replaced by new cells. With cancer and other tumors, something disrupts this cycle.
The journey from diagnosis and treatment to recovery can be filled with may questions. We’ve provided resources to help answer questions and keep you on the path that’s right for you.