Brain tumors

At our UCHealth Cancer Centers we provide a multidisciplinary approach to patients with brain and spine tumors (malignant and benign). At the Anschutz campus is Colorado’s only NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, and we have centers in metro Denver, Fort Collins, Loveland, Colorado Springs, and Steamboat Springs.

At UCHealth cancer care facilities, a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses and support professionals work together to develop the best treatment plan for you. We work with you from the moment of diagnosis, through your individualized treatment plan, and into your aftercare.

Five-year brain cancer survival rates

Chart comparing all stages Brain Cancer UCHealth 36.6% survival rate to Colorado state average of 30.3%

Number of Patients Diagnosed – UCHealth 442 – State of Colorado – 1.326
Number of Patients Surviving – UCHealth 262 – State of Colorado – 402
*n<30, 5 Year Survival – (Date of diagnosis 1/1/2010–12/31/2014)

Our multidisciplinary approach to treatment

Our team of skilled, board-certified physicians and providers will provide you with a full range of treatment options during your visit. This brain- and spine- focused collaborative team includes:

  • Neurosurgeons
  • Neuropathologists
  • Neuroradiologists
  • Neuro-oncologists (Anschutz main campus only)
  • Radiation oncologists

  • Nurse practitioners & physician assistants
  • Psychologists
  • Registered dieticians
  • Social workers
  • Oncology nurse navigators

Clinical trials

UCHealth’s partnership with the University of Colorado Cancer Center, Colorado’s only NCI-designated cancer center, enables us to offer patients treatment options and procedures that are the result of the latest science and research. Our emphasis on research means that you don’t just receive life-saving treatment; you join us on the front line as we fight cancers of the brain and spine.

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