Brain Tumors

Also known as: Brain tumor

Brain Tumors

A brain tumor is the growth of abnormal cells in the brain or near the brain.
 
Treatment: Brain tumors can be treated by surgical removal, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and targeted drug therapy. Some patients who do not respond to standard treatments may be eligible for a blood or marrow transplant. 


This page was last updated on: 2/16/2016 10:30:24 AM

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Boy with Rare, Genetic Syndrome Returns Home to Trinidad After Complex Craniofacial Surgery
07/19/2017 — A team of surgeons from Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Craniofacial Center performed a complex reconstructive surgery on a seven year-old child that will improve his vision and ability to eat, as well as his appearance and overall quality of life.
July Patient of the Month: Lacy
07/10/2017 — Meet our July Patient of the Month, Lacy. Lacy was only 2 years old when her parents noticed that something was wrong. They took her to various doctors to try to find what could be the cause, Lacy had an 8 cm. tumor in her brain, occupying most of the lower part of her head.

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