Our Approach To Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma in Adults

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What Sets Us Apart

In primary central nervous system lymphoma, cancerous cells form in the brain’s lymph tissue, which is composed of immune system cells that help protect the body from bacteria and viruses. This rare, fast-growing type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma can start in the brain, eyes, spinal cord, or meninges, which are the layers of tissue that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord. 

At NYU Langone’s Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, hematologists–oncologists, who specialize in treating people with lymphoma, collaborate with neurologists, neurosurgeons, and radiation oncologists. They use the newest genetic testing techniques to determine which treatments are best for you.


At NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, we personalize the care of every patient.More About Perlmutter Cancer Center

CLINICAL TRIALS and Research Studies

Our teams of physicians and scientists work together across multiple disciplines to bring our patients the most innovative clinical trials.Find a Clinical Trial

Treatment at NYU Langone

Treatment may include the use of chemotherapy, targeted drugs, and radiation therapy. You may also be eligible to participate in clinical trials, which offer access to promising new medications.

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