Eudocia Lee, MD, specializes in treating patients with gliomas and central nervous system (CNS) lymphomas. In this video, she talks about the specialized team that cares for brain tumor patients. This team includes neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists, and radiation oncologists, as well as support services for the complex needs of patients with brain tumors. Learn more about the clinical and supportive services available at Dana-Farber's Center for Neuro-Oncology at http://www.dana-farber.org/Adult-Care/Treatment-and-Support/Treatment-Ce...
Download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/central-nervous-system-tumors/id431... A central nervous system tumor starts as a primary cancer originating in the brain, spinal cord or spinal fluid and then spreads to the nervous system. The most common form is glioblastoma multiforme. John DeGroot, M.D., associate professor in Neuro-Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of central nervous system tumors.
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