The Neuro-Oncology Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center includes a group of health care professionals from multiple disciplines committed to providing the best available comprehensive and individualized care to the population of the Northern New England area suffering from brain cancer, tumors affecting the nervous system, or afflicted by neurological complications of systemic cancer. The group strives to serve as an educational resource for patients, providers, and the community, while developing and conducting state of the art research according to the highest ethical standards.
The Neuro-Oncology Program provides comprehensive and individualized care to patients suffering from tumors affecting the nervous system or afflicted by neurological complications of systemic cancer. Our multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment involves members from specialties including Neuro-oncology, Radiation Oncology, Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology, NeuroPathology, Palliative Care, Nursing, and Social Work. The program emphasizes the utilization of Basic Science and clinical research for the development of more effective and less toxic treatments.