Every year, over 350,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with a brain tumor. At The Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment, we treat every kind of brain tumor, and we specialize in treating patients with brain cancer. Considered one of the top brain cancer programs in the country, the Ivy Center attracts thousands of patients with complex, difficult-to-treat brain tumors.
Appointments & Referrals
If You Need a Second Opinion – We Review Records
The Ivy Center offers medical record review services to brain tumor patients who are unable to travel to Seattle but wish to receive a second opinion.
For an appointment or medical record review
206-320-2300 or 1-800-331-1733
For medical professionals with urgent patient transfers
What are the Advantages of a Brain Tumor Center?
In the video below, Dr. Greg Foltz of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute talks about the advantages of a true brain tumor center. He recommends the center for the grouping of specialists and better access to technology and team knowledge.
About the Ben and Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment
The Ivy Brain Tumor Center focuses the expertise of a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and social workers who specialize in treating people with both benign and malignant brain tumors.
The center gives patients access to:
- Specialized care in one convenient location
- Clinical trials offering advanced treatment options
- An integrative care coordinator who assists patients on all aspects of their care
- A comprehensive research laboratory that provides immediate tumor analysis for personalized treatment options
Many of the innovations available at the Ivy Brain Tumor Center are made possible through the generosity of The Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation. The center is also proud to partner with the Chris Elliott Fund for Glioblastoma Brain Cancer Research.
August 15, 2013 Swedish Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Charles Cobbs
July 3, 2013 Greg Foltz, M.D. – A legacy to remember
Ben and Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment550 17th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
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Diagnosed with a Brain tumor?
The Ivy Center has a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and social workers who specialize in treating people with benign and malignant brain tumors.
Need a second opinion?
Brain cancer is life-changing
Watch Dr. Greg Foltz video
How you can help
Swedish is constantly working to ensure patients with debilitating neurological disorders have access to the best treatment options, the latest technology, and state-of-the-art facilities.
At the Ivy Center, patients and their families have access to a wide range of support services.