For decades, examining a biopsy under the microscope is where the diagnosis of a brain tumor began ... and ended. However – since different tumors often appear to be alike under the microscope – the precise diagnosis was often questionable, leaving doctors and patients unsettled. Today’s current approach goes much further thanks to molecular testing.
When the CyberKnife radiosurgery program opened at Overlook Medical Center in 2004, it was considered a novel technological advancement that still needed to prove itself in the treatment of brain cancer. Today, our center is the largest CyberKnife program in New Jersey.
Investigational clinical trials are at the heart of innovation in brain tumor treatment. At the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, we have a robust clinical trial research infrastructure in place.
NeuroPoint Alliance is a nonprofit organization that transforms data into quality patient care through the collection, analysis and reporting of clinical data.
Dr. John J. Knightly, Dr. Yaron A. Moshel, Dr. Michael E. Rudman and Dr. Richard P. Winne, Jr. Named 2020 Jersey Choice Top DoctorsAdmin2020-11-18T16:18:10-05:00
In its annual Top Docs listing, New Jersey Monthly has named ANS | Altair Health’s Dr. John J. Knightly, Dr. Yaron A. Moshel, Dr. Michael E. Rudman and Dr. Richard P. Winne, Jr. 2020 Jersey Choice Top Doctors.
After being told her neck pain was due to stress, 34-year-old Erika Kiel discovered she had a malignant tumor in her brainstem and made an incredible recovery following neurosurgery.
The Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center has opened two new multidisciplinary clinics at Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center.
Susan Pisarchik, 48, discovered her symptoms weren’t just signs of middle age and that she needed to undergo complex brain surgery at the base of her skull – quickly.
For the more than one thousand patients cared for here each year, the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center delivers state-of-the-art care while easing minds, comforting families, and keeping hope alive.
At Overlook, they met neurosurgeon Yaron Moshel, MD, PhD, co-director of the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center. He explained that MRI scans revealed Sam had a brain tumor and an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) – an abnormal tangle of veins and arteries that interferes with blood circulation – and both needed to be removed.