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Making a decision about cancer treatment can be distressing. Some types of brain tumors grow and spread rapidly while some develop slowly. For every person, the effects of cancer can be different, depending on the type of cells that are affected, the stage of cancer, personal health and many other factors. Therefore, the treatment approach is also varies based on the individual condition. A multidisciplinary team consisting of neurologists, neurosurgeons, medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, special nurses, counsellors and social workers are involved in the care of brain tumor patients. After complete diagnosis and staging, the medical team works on a treatment plan that will be most effective and successful for the patient. This is based on many factors, such as: Patient’s age, overall health, and medical history Type, location, and size of the tumor Whether the tumor has spread or metastasized to other parts The cells that...
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