Diagnosing Brain Tumors

This information is useful for children, adults, and older adults

There are 120 different types of brain tumors. In this video, Anita Huttner, MD, assistant professor of clinical pathology at Yale Medicine, talks about the crucial role that pathologists play in identifying a patient’s specific type of brain tumor, so the patient can receive the most appropriate treatment. This detective work takes speed and highly specialized skill. It’s part of the unique, interdisciplinary approach for brain tumor treatment at Yale Medicine.