Brain Tumor Treatments

The treatment of brain tumors depends on many factors, including the type, location, and extent of the tumor, as well as the age and general health of the patient. Treatment and programs vary between children and adults.

Brain tumors are treated with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Our doctors are also studying antibiotics to treat recurring cancers of the nervous system, usually in the brain, known as gliomas.

Different methods can be used depending on your needs. Our team consists of therapists, pharmacists, radiotherapists, nurses, physiotherapists, and social workers who work together to provide the best possible care.

Treatment

Treatment for brain tumors depends on the type, size, and location of the tumor, as well as your normal health and predilection.

Surgery

Surgery is the first option for many brain tumors. To remove the cortex, the therapist finally opens a hole. This operation is called a craniotomy. If possible, the surgeon will try to remove the entire tumor. If the brain cannot be removed without damaging harmful tissues, your doctor can remove as many tumors as possible. Proper participation helps to relieve symptoms by relieving brain stress and reducing the number of tumors that treat radiation as chemotherapy.

Some graves cannot be removed. In such cases, your doctor should only do one biopsy. The same small tumor is removed so that the pathologist can examine it under a microscope to determine the cell types present. This will help your doctor decide on treatment.

In some cases, the tumor is small and easily separated from the surrounding cortex, resulting in complete surgery. In other cases, the tumor cannot be separated from the surrounding tissue or lies close to the soft tissue of your brain, making surgery very difficult. In these cases, your doctor will remove many clots as a precaution.

Surgery to remove a stroke stimulates risks such as disease and blood clots. Other risks may depend on the area of the brain where your tumors lie. For example, cutting the ligaments of the nerves that connect your eyes can cause vision loss.

Radiation therapy

Radiation therapy, also known as radiation therapy, is the use of strong rays to damage cancer cells and prevent them from growing. It is often used to destroy tumor tissue that cannot be removed through surgery or to kill cancer cells that may be left behind after surgery. Radiation therapy is also used when surgery is not successful.

Radiation therapy can be done in two ways. External radiation comes from large machines. External radiation therapy is usually given a few days, five days a week. The treatment program depends on the type and size of the tumor and its age. Giving a full dose of radiation over a long period of time helps protect healthy tissue in the tumor area.

The side effects of radiation therapy depend on the type and dose of radiation you receive. Common side effects that occur during or after radiation are fatigue, headache, memory loss, and scalp irritation.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to finish off cancer cells. Doctors may use a single drug or a combination, usually by giving it orally or by injection into a blood vessel or muscle. In intrathecal chemotherapy, drugs are injected into the cerebrospinal fluid.

The effects of chemotherapy depend on the type and dose of medications given to you. Chemotherapy can cause nausea, vomiting, and hair loss.

Brain tumor tests can help determine if chemotherapy can help you. The type of brain you have will also help determine if chemotherapy should be recommended.

Conclusion

Brain tumors (benign) can be completely cured by surgical resection, while malignant tumors can survive long after surgery with chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Early diagnosis and treatment are milestones for brain tumors.