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I have a brain tumor & having a craniotomy next month. Any advice, tips or info or what I should expect?

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Dr. Douglas Miller
Pathology

In brief: Highly variable

It all depends on where the tumor is, how big it is, what kind of tumor it is.
With benign tumors such as meningiomas, you can expect little post-op problems or therapy; for malignant gliomas or metastatic tumors you may require brain radiation or chemotherapy or both after surgery. Talk to your doctors who know your case best.

In brief: Highly variable

It all depends on where the tumor is, how big it is, what kind of tumor it is.
With benign tumors such as meningiomas, you can expect little post-op problems or therapy; for malignant gliomas or metastatic tumors you may require brain radiation or chemotherapy or both after surgery. Talk to your doctors who know your case best.
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