Dr. Stark-Vance is a Medical Oncologist, specializing
in the field of Neuro-oncology (the treatment of Brain and
Spinal Cord malignancies). She has been in private practice
in Dallas and Fort Worth and provides Medical Neuro-oncology
services to the patients of Neurosurgical Consultants.
Dr. Stark-Vance received her training in Medical Oncology at the
National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. Following her
Fellowship, she served as a clinical investigator at the Cancer
Treatment Evaluation Program of NCI and as protocol chairman for
clinical trials for primary central nervous system lymphoma and
ocular lymphoma. Since her return to her home state of Texas in
1996, she has continued to develop clinical trials for malignant
glioma as well as lecture widely on treatment options for primary
and metastatic brain tumors. Her work has been published in
Journal of Clinical Oncology and Neuro-Oncology.
She is the editor of a web site for brain tumor patients in the Dallas-Fort Worth area,
and the Founder of a Brain Tumor support and education group,
The Ladies of Legacy.
Dr. Stark Vance is also the author of two books of special interest
to Brain Tumor patients (additional information is available at
both of which we would highly recommend to our patients:
100 Questions and Answers about Brain Tumors
(Virginia Stark-Vance, MD with Mary Louise Dubay)
Read more about Dr. Virginia Stark-Vance and her interests at:
Dr. Stark-Vance does not have an office at Neurosurgical Consultants.
Please contact Dr. Stark-Vance directly at (817) 926-2555.