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Treatments for Brain Tumors

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Brain Tumor
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The first option for the treatment and management of brain tumors involves surgery. This is used both to establish a diagnosis as well as for therapeutic benefit. If surgery is not possible or does not completely remove the tumor, radiation and chemotherapy may be used.

Treatment involves the following:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsChemotherapyRadiationOther treatmentsSurgery

Revision Information

  • Brain tumor. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated May 28, 2013. Accessed June 4, 2013.

  • Brain tumor. National Cancer Institute website. Available at: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/brain . Accessed June 4, 2013.