Information about treatment options for brain tumors.
Claustrophobia and Anxiety With Mask Use for Radiation Therapy
Claustrophobia and anxiety are common issues when a patient is receiving radiation therapy for head and neck cancers. This article provides ways to help manage claustrophobia and anxiety.
Radiation Therapy Thermoplastic Mask
A mask may be needed to keep your head still during some types of radiation therapy. This article explains how the mask is made to fit your head and face for use during treatment.
Surgical Procedures: Craniotomy
A craniotomy is a surgical procedure done to access the brain that may be recommended for brain tumors and/or the need to obtain a brain biopsy.
Surgical Procedures: Intraoperative Brain Mapping
Intraoperative brain mapping, also referred to as awake brain surgery or an awake craniotomy, is a way to perform brain surgery while the patient remains awake.
Possible Side Effects of Radiation Treatment for Brain Tumors
Side effects of radiation therapy tend to be directly related to the area being treated.