With the incidence of primary brain cancer increasing across the nation, Spectrum Health’s Brain & Spine Tumor Center offers the efficiency of care available in West Michigan and allows patients to remain closer to home, family and community support systems. We offer highly specialized, multidisciplinary care for adult patients diagnosed with primary and metastatic tumors of the brain and spine in West Michigan. Our team provides the most advanced and innovative treatment options, including new, emerging and experimental therapies, using a coordinated, expedited and patient-centric care model. The brain & spine tumor center is located in Grand Rapids, with neurosurgery outpatient clinic locations in Fremont, Greenville, Holland and Reed City.
Experts from multiple specialties meet to review and evaluate each patient case in order to determine an accurate diagnosis and optimal patient-specific treatment recommendation.
In one visit to a single location, your patient and his or her family meet with a multidisciplinary team of specialists to review and discuss treatment and support options. Your patient leaves this appointment with a detailed treatment plan and understanding of “next steps.”
A multidisciplinary clinic designed specifically for patients with pituitary tumors and other pituitary abnormalities. Your patient meets with our endocrinologist, neuro oncologist and skull base neurosurgeon, all in the same appointment, to discuss a care and treatment plan.
A dedicated neuro-oncology nurse navigator coordinates care and services, provides education and support, and guides your patient and his or her family through the entire treatment process and beyond.
Screening, support, counseling and behavioral medication management services are integrated into your patient’s treatment plan to help minimize the impact of emotional, psychological and psychosocial distress that can accompany a brain tumor diagnosis.
Localized and targeted chemotherapy treatment options offered.
Tumor-treatment fields therapy is a noninvasive technology that is intended to treat glioblastoma using electrical fields.
Our experienced doctors and specialists are ready to serve you, right in your community.