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Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute at Northwestern Medicine

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The Northwestern Medicine Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is a nationally recognized leader in the fight against malignant, benign and metastatic brain tumors and spinal cord tumors, offering patients the most advanced clinical trial and treatment options available.

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Getting Started

Symptoms & Diagnosis

Learn more about the symptoms commonly associated with brain tumors and how they can be diagnosed.

What you need to know

Treatment Options

We consider many factors, including the tumor type, size, pathology, molecular profile and location, to determine the most effective course of treatment.

Explore your options

Our Team

Developing a comprehensive treatment plan and providing each patient with the best possible outcome is a team effort for our dedicated specialists.

Meet the Experts

Support Services

The Brain Tumor Support Group gives you the opportunity to connect with others who are going through a similar situation. Learn about the group and the many ways we can offer emotional, physical and practical support.

Our Support Services


Watch our video to see brain tumor survivors share their stories. You can also visit the Cancer Survivorship Institute page for more information and support resources for managing the long-term side effects of cancer.

Our Research

By working closely with our scientists, physicians are able to design clinical trials that translate laboratory discoveries into new and improved therapies.

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