• Treatments for Brain Tumors

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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

    References

    American Brain Tumor Association website. Available at: http://hope.abta.org/site/PageServer .

    Brain Tumor Society website. Available at: http://www.tbts.org/ .

    Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation website. Available at: http://www.childhoodbraintumor.org/ .

    National Cancer Institute website. Available at: http://www.cancer.gov/ .

    National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/ .

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