• Brain cancer

    Brain cancers can begin in the brain, like glioblastomas, or can be the result of cancer metastasis (for example, lung cancer spreading to the brain). Brain cancer treatment is individualized depending on the type of cancer and may include external beam radiation (also called stereotactic body radiation therapy), chemotherapy or Gamma Knife® surgery.

    The future of brain cancer treatment is here at UK. Patients with brain and spinal cord tumors may benefit from Gamma Knife treatment, a revolutionary method of brain surgery that allows our specialists to operate on the brain without even breaking the skin. Surgical oncologists work closely with Kentucky Neuroscience Institute neuro-oncologists, pathologists and radiologists to provide you with the most advanced treatment for a successful outcome.

    Brain cancer care at the UK Markey Cancer Center

    Clinical trials 
    Genetic counseling 

    Patient appointments

      Request an appointment online or call 859-257-4488 or toll free 866-340-4488.


  • Multidisciplinary Clinic

    Markey Cancer Center
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    First Floor
    800 Rose St.
    Lexington KY 40536-0098

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    This is a clinic of the University of Kentucky Hospital, also known as UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Read more »

    Call 859-257-4488

    A parking lot for Markey Cancer Center patients is located near the Whitney-Hendrickson Building, accessible via Hospital Drive.

    Directions to Markey Cancer Center - Whitney-Hendrickson Building »


    Insurance information

    Insurance policies can vary widely. Please check with your doctor/clinic for specific insurance information before your visit or procedure to avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs. See list of insurers »