If you have been diagnosed with brain or spinal cord metastasis, our neuro-oncology team at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is here for you. Our experts care for people just like you — all day, every day. We’re ready to provide our expertise, treatment and support to you and your family.
Bring any records that you may have from your other physicians and hospitals, including:
During your first visit to the Fred Hutch Neuro-Oncology and Brain Metastases Clinic, which will take about one hour, you can expect to:
It can be helpful to ask a friend or family member to join you at this first appointment. This person can help you get to and from appointments, take notes, help you remember to ask questions and write down your physician's answers, and offer emotional support.
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with a brain or spinal cord metastasis, we have a number of resources available to support you.
Here are tips about how to prepare for your first appointment at Fred Hutch and what to bring.