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Is brain cancer surgery a routine operation for neurosurgeons?

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Dr. Henry Friedman
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Some neurosurgeons are very experienced in the surgery of a brain tumor and some are not.
You as the patient need to know this in advance of having that surgeon work on you for treatment of a brain tumor.

In brief: No

Some neurosurgeons are very experienced in the surgery of a brain tumor and some are not.
You as the patient need to know this in advance of having that surgeon work on you for treatment of a brain tumor.
Dr. Henry Friedman
Dr. Henry Friedman
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Dr. Robert Spetzler
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes but this depends very much on the location of the tumor. Some tumors can be adjacent to or involve parts of the brain with critical function; these cases can be more challenging.

In brief: Yes

Yes but this depends very much on the location of the tumor. Some tumors can be adjacent to or involve parts of the brain with critical function; these cases can be more challenging.
Dr. Robert Spetzler
Dr. Robert Spetzler
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