Radiotherapy in Brain Tumors

Radiotherapy in Brain Tumors Radiotherapy in Brain Tumors, In most cases, the operation provides the first therapeutic step with removal of the visible tumor or also for relief, in order to reduce present ailments. In the case of tumors in the region of the posterior cranial fossa, this also affects the Continue Reading

Operation Of Brain Tumors

Operation Of Brain Tumors When Does Surgery Have To Be Done? Operation Of Brain Tumors, The most important aspects in the choice of the therapy of brain tumors are the efficiency and the risks of the therapy, as well as the biological behavior of the tumor itself. An indication for Continue Reading

How is a brain tumour diagnosed?

How is a brain tumour diagnosed? If your doctor (GP or A&E doctor) suspects you have a brain tumour, they will refer you to a specialist, such as a neurologist. These are specialists in brain and nerve disorders. If they suspect a child has a brain tumour, they will refer Continue Reading

Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG)

Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma or ‘DIPG’ has recently been renamed ‘Diffuse Midline Glioma’ and is the second most common type of primary, high grade brain tumour in children. Primary brain tumours are those which originate in the brain rather than having spread there from another part of the body. What Continue Reading

Therapy Of Brain Tumors

Therapy Of Brain Tumors Therapy Of Brain Tumors, When the diagnosis brain tumor is established, the doctor agrees with the patient, which possibilities of treatment are used. Possible treatment options are surgery , radiation therapy , chemotherapy , immunotherapy or naturopathic procedures . It is important that you discuss your therapy Continue Reading

Diagnosis Of Brain Tumors

Diagnosis Of Brain Tumors Diagnosis Of Brain Tumors, Of the conventional X-ray examinations , the X-ray examination of the skull has only significance as preparation for the operation, but not for the detection of a brain tumor. Angiography (angiography) is only performed in selected individual cases for the diagnosis of brain Continue Reading

Early Detection of Brain Tumors

Early Detection of Brain Tumors Early Detection of Brain Tumors. How often are brain tumors? In the western industrialized countries the disease occurs again with one of 10,000 inhabitants. Brain tumors are among the rare tumor diseases. Both adults and children can be affected. With modern treatment methods effective help is Continue Reading

Primary Tumors Of Brain And Spinal Cord

Primary Tumors Of Brain And Spinal Cord Primary Tumors Of Brain And Spinal Cord- Definition Primary Tumors Of Brain And Spinal Cord, Primary tumors of the brain and spinal cord are all the benign and malignant neoplasms which arise in the central nervous system, that is, those arising from the brain or Continue Reading

Brain Tumor- Forms of radiation therapy

Forms of radiation therapy Brain Tumor- Forms of radiation therapy, Total dose and fractionation, target volume and irradiation techniques are essentially determined by the spread characteristics of the respective tumor, the dose effect relationship of the tumor tissue, and the radiation tolerance of adjacent risk structures in the treatment of Continue Reading