Brain Tumor Surgery

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Crouse Neurosurgery offers the latest diagnostic technologies and the full range of brain tumor treatments. We have expertise in a wide array of benign and malignant brain tumors, from common to rare and complex.

Crouse advanced treatment options include minimally invasive surgical procedure and targeted therapies. Crouse Neurosurgery team utilizes the CyberKnife® System, a leading technology offering precisely targeted radiation delivery. Using this non-invasive technique, Crouse specialists are able to control and sometimes cure brain tumors.

Crouse Neurosurgery experts work closely with Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology partners to offer an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to brain tumor care. We combine expertise, advanced technology, and a patient-centered approach to develop personalized treatment plans for patient diagnosed with brain tumor.

Brain Tumor Types

There are various types of brain tumors. Benign brain tumors are noncancerous, while malignant brain tumors are cancerous. 

There are also different types of brain tumors depending on the part of the brain where the brain tumor develops. Primary brain tumors begin in the brain. Secondary brain tumors, also known as metastatic brain tumors, develop from cancer in other parts of the body that spread to the brain. 

Brain Tumor Symptoms

Brain tumor symptoms may include:

  • Changing headache patterns
  • Headaches that increase in frequency and severity over time
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Difficulties with hearing
  • Blurred vision, double vision or loss of peripheral vision
  • Challenges with maintaining balance
  • Changes in behavior
  • Challenges with speech
  • Loss of feeling or the inability to move a leg or arm
  • Confusion

To schedule an appointment with our specialists, please call (315) 701-2550.


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