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How is a brain tumor treated?

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Dr. Henry Friedman
Pediatrics
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In brief: See above

This has been answered above.

In brief: See above

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Dr. Henry Friedman
Dr. Henry Friedman
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Dr. David Lundin
surgery, chemotherapy, radiation or a combination of these is used depending of the type and grade of tumor.
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Brain Tumor

Depending on the type ; location of the tumor; surgical removal, chemotherapy, radiation therapy.

In brief: Brain Tumor

Depending on the type ; location of the tumor; surgical removal, chemotherapy, radiation therapy.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: It depends on type

Treatment is different depending on the the type of brain tumor.
Benign brain tumors like meningioma may be treated surgically or by radiosurgery or a combination of above. Malignant high grad primary brain tumors are typically treated by maximal safe resection followed by chemoradiation. Metastatic brain tumors are treated surgically or by radiation, radiosurgery or a combination of above.

In brief: It depends on type

Treatment is different depending on the the type of brain tumor.
Benign brain tumors like meningioma may be treated surgically or by radiosurgery or a combination of above. Malignant high grad primary brain tumors are typically treated by maximal safe resection followed by chemoradiation. Metastatic brain tumors are treated surgically or by radiation, radiosurgery or a combination of above.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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Dr. Kevin Teal
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