Brain Tumor Center Patient Support | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Brain Tumor Center Patient Support

We understand that a brain tumor diagnosis affects the entire family. At the Brain Tumor Center, a collaboration of Norton Neuroscience Institute and Norton Cancer Institute, we strive to provide our patients and their families with a level of care that goes beyond state-of-the-art treatment. That’s why we offer extensive educational, physical and emotional support services to you and your family. We provide the cutting-edge medical care you need and the personalized support you deserve.

Norton Healthcare Rehabilitation Services

Norton Healthcare offers specialized outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services at locations downtown, on the Norton Brownsboro Hospital campus and on the Norton Healthcare – St. Matthews campus. Our rehabilitation teams can help if your quality of life has been affected by a brain tumor.

Resource Centers

Five Norton Cancer Institute Resource Center locations provide comfort, support and information. Resource center help is available at no cost to patients or families.

Norton Cancer Institute Behavioral Oncology Program

This program offers supportive emotional and psychological care for patients diagnosed with brain tumors. Through interactions with the counselor, patients and their families learn coping techniques to guide them through this challenging time.

Norton Specialty Pharmacy

Located at Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital in St. Matthews, this service provides patients with specialized expertise, an on-call pharmacist for clinical and medication support, integrated support programs and convenient access to prescriptions.

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Kellie Kopp, R.N., OCN
Brain Tumor Patient Navigator

Brain Tumor Center Patient Navigators

Patient navigators are designated to support patients through their journey at Norton Healthcare. Patient navigators consult with you and your caregivers about medical and personal matters. Their services are free and available as often as you need them.

A patient navigator can:

  • Educate you and your family members about your diagnosis, available treatments and managing disease
  • Help you take full advantage of a multidisciplinary team of health care providers who can offer their specialized insights as part of a coordinated approach to care
  • Assist with accurate and timely communication between you, your primary caregivers and your health care providers
  • Connect you and your family members with appropriate Norton Healthcare resources in Louisville and Southern Indiana
  • Identify and address any barriers to make sure you have access to high-quality care

Brain Tumor Care That’s Focused on You

The Brain Tumor Center, a collaboration of Norton Neuroscience Institute and Norton Cancer Institute, features:

  • A patient navigator dedicated to brain tumor patients and their families acts as a patient advocate through diagnosis, treatment and beyond.
  • Our multidisciplinary approach ensures your case benefits from the viewpoints of specialists from a broad array of expertise, experience and training.
  • The various specialists who treat your brain tumor are in the same location, allowing you to schedule multiple appointments for the same day, in the same location.
  • Counselors provide compassionate, friendly guidance to patients whose finances have been upended by their diagnosis.
  • From robotics to the latest in immunology and clinical trials, sophisticated treatments offer our patients the benefits of precisely reducing or eliminating brain tumors while protecting healthy brain tissue.
  • Communicate with your provider, manage appointments, refill prescriptions and more anytime from a computer or mobile device with a free MyNortonChart account.
Brain Tumor Center – 6350

Brain Tumor Center

Talk to a member of the Brain Tumor Center staff or schedule an appointment.

Call (502) 394-6350


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