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A 36-year-old male asked:

an acquaintance i know just had surgery to remove a brain tumor. they are now in chemo for a few weeks. what does this mean? will it affect their life

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Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Significant event: Depending on the type of brain tumor, the need for chemotherapy and/or other treatments (e.g. radiotherapy) is a significant therapeutic intervention. Most likely there will be the requirement to be cared for by a team of doctors, from neuro-oncology, to neurosurgery, and radiation oncology. Regular evaluations including clinic visits and imaging will be needed.

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Last updated Apr 5, 2017

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