Brain Cancer Care

Virginia Mason's brain cancer specialists in Seattle offer a unique approach for diagnosing, treating and supporting individuals with brain cancer. From diagnosis through treatment and beyond, Virginia Mason offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of brain cancer.

The Virginia Mason Care Team

Our caregivers surround patients with the information, care, encouragement and compassion required for them to make their own unique journey.

Brain Cancer Treatment

We bring together the resources of the entire medical center to provide patients with the most progressive care available.

Our treatments are precise and carefully targeted.Click image to enlarge

Three different views of a CT planning study of a brain tumor.
Radiosurgery treatment plan of a pituitary tumor
Man (lower left) shows the orientation of the body.
Pink: Tumor treated to a high dose of radiation, All other colors are low dose.
Red and Green spheres: Eye
Yellow: Optic nerves
Green: Brainstem

Clinical Trials

Virginia Mason is relentlessly devoted to providing excellent health care. This commitment includes conducting clinical research studies that may improve the way we diagnose, treat and prevent disease. Benaroya Research Institute (BRI), oversees all clinical research at Virginia Mason, uniquely combining the expertise of a world-renowned medical research institute with the remarkable care of a health care quality leader.

For more than 20 years, the goal of our clinical research program has been to provide each of our patients with a research option at every step of their disease, from initial diagnosis to long-term follow-up. Our trials include the use of chemotherapy, radiation and targeted therapies, as well quality of life/symptom management trials. Learn more about our current brain cancer clinical trials.

Support and Survivorship

We support our patients beyond their treatment with community events, support groups and more.