The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke

A brain tumor turns your life upside-down

Child and Parent

You never imagined a day would come when you found out that you or your child—or someone else you love—has a brain tumor. But that day has come. You have so many questions. What can we do? Where do we go? What treatments are available? Is there hope?

Here, you can find the answers to many of your questions—from how to begin the referral process, to detailed directions and maps. You will also find a wealth of information about treatments, resources for support, and, most of all, hope.



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Provider and teen

At The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke, our dedicated team of professionals understands how overwhelming a brain tumor diagnosis can be. We realize that although the number of people diagnosed with a brain tumor is small, the impact on your physical, emotional, and social well-being is enormous. We know that a brain tumor is unlike any other disease.