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A brain tumor is a mass or abnormal growth of abnormal cells in your brain.If the cancer has spread (metastasized) to the brain from another location in the body then it is called known as brain metastasis or metastatic brain cancer.
There are two types of brain tumors:
Primary brain tumor: This type of brain tumor starts in the brain tissue and tend to stay there
Secondary brain tumor: This type of tumor starts somewhere else in the body and spreads to the brain.
Symptoms of Brain Cancer include:
Brain Cancer Survival Rate:
Survival rates in brain cancer differ widely. The major factors that influence brain cancer survival are the type of cancer, its location, whether it can be surgically removed, your age, and overall health condition.Learn More
Brain cancer treatment depends on the location of the tumor, its size and type, your age, and any additional medical problems that you may have. The most widely used brain cancer treatments are surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.
Surgery: Craniotomy is one of the most common surgeries done to remove brain tumor.
Craniotomy: It is a surgical procedure where your surgeon makes an opening in the skull, or cranium, in order to expose the brain. Specialized tools are used to remove the section of bone called the bone flap. The bone flap is temporarily removed, then replaced after the brain surgery has been done. Learn more about Craniotomy
Radiation Therapy: Radiation therapy is a procedure that uses high-energy x-rays or other particles to destroy cancer cells. There are several different types of radiation therapy:
Chemotherapy:Chemotherapy is a procedure that uses drugs to destroy cancer cells, usually by ending the cancer cells’ ability to grow and divide. Learn more about Chemotherapy
Brain cancer treatment is a lot for the body to handle. Side effects of brain cancer treatment may include dizzy spells and confusion. You may also experience difficulty in processing thoughts and feelings. Transient deficits caused by swelling or bruising in the brain are quite common and likely to improve over a period of weeks.
The brain cancer treatment hospitals in India have aggregated years of experience and expertise in treating cancer. The amalgamation of the best brain cancer doctors in India with the finest talent, latest equipments and deep expertise in combating brain cancer with a team using the best of surgery,radiation therapy, and chemotherapy delivers positive outcomes.
Access to the best doctors and treatment are vital step to help patients beat cancer and lead a happy and a healthy life.Learn Less
Top Doctors for Brain Cancer
Dr. Radhyesham Naik
MD, DM inMedical Oncology. He received advanced training from the world's leading institutions including M.D. Anderson Cancer Institute, USA, International School for Cancer Care, Oxford, UK, University of New South Wales,Australia etc
25 Yrs of Experience
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