Skull Base Tumors Specialty Group Overview

Your brain tumor care team works together to provide comprehensive care.

People with skull base tumors who receive care in the Mayo Clinic Brain Tumor Program are treated by internationally respected doctors who specialize in these types of tumors. They use the latest technology and techniques to develop a treatment plan tailored to each situation.

Innovation in diagnosis and treatment

You may undergo noninvasive imaging, such as high-resolution MRI, MR perfusion or spectroscopy. Some imaging techniques may help distinguish cancerous tumors from benign tumors without a biopsy.

Your treatment for a skull base tumor may include:

Your treatment team

Your treatment team may include a neurosurgeon, a radiation oncologist, a neuro-oncologist and others as needed. Together they work with you to develop an individualized treatment plan. Test results are reviewed by a large, multidisciplinary tumor board of experts to discuss the optimum plan of care. You receive comprehensive care for the diagnosis and treatment of your condition, with access to in-depth counseling, unbiased review of all available treatment options, follow-up care and rehabilitation.

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May 09, 2023