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Brain tumor – primary – adults : Treatment

Treatment Treatment can involve surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Brain tumors are best treated by a team involving a neurosurgeon, radiation oncologist, oncologist, or neuro-oncologist, and other health care providers, such as neurologists and social workers. Early treatment often improves … Read more

Brain tumor – primary – adults : Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs A doctor can often identify signs and symptoms that are specific to the tumor location. Some tumors may not cause symptoms until they are very large. Then they can lead to a rapid decline in the person’s … Read more

Brain tumor – primary – adults : Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

Alternate Names : Glioblastoma multiforme – adults, Ependymoma – adults, Glioma – adults, Astrocytoma – adults, Medulloblastoma – adults, Neuroglioma – adults, Oligodendroglioma – adults, Meningioma – adults, Cancer – brain tumor (adults) Definition A primary brain tumor is a … Read more