Conditions & Treatments
Conditions & Treatments
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Metastatic Brain Tumors
When cancer cells from another organ spread to the brain, the result is called a metastatic brain tumor. This is the most common type of brain cancer.
Brain Tumor Treatment
Brain tumors can cause a wide range of symptoms, including memory loss, seizures and loss of motor control.
Benign Brain Neoplasm
Brain Tumors: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
A tumor in the brain can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer). Symptoms vary widely depending on the part of the brain that’s involved.
Radiation Therapy for Brain Cancer
Brain cancer can be treated with targeted radiation therapy (also called radiosurgery), using Gamma Knife or conformal radiation tools.
Functional MRI of the Brain
Functional magnetic resonance imaging is the most common type of brain imaging, lighting up parts of the brain while patients think or perform activities.
Primary Brain Tumors
A primary brain tumor is a growth that starts within the brain, including in the nerves in the brain and its covering.
Endovascular Brain Surgery
Endovascular neurosurgery is less invasive than more traditional surgical techniques.
Neoplasms or tumors can be cancerous or non-cancerous and can grow in any part of the body.
Palliative Care for Cancer
Palliative care, which is not the same as hospice care, is for chronic medical conditions such as cancer, renal failure, or congestive heart failure.
Stereotactic Brain Biopsy
Treating Pediatric Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Malignant pediatric brain and spinal cord tumors, including low-grade gliomas and medulloblastomas, are the second most common childhood cancer.
Minimally Invasive Treatment for Metastatic Liver Cancers
Metastatic liver cancer started elsewhere and spread to the liver. Interventional radiology procedures can offer effective minimally invasive treatment.
Most pituitary tumors aren't cancerous, but they can still cause serious health problems.
Bone Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Most bone tumors are benign, but a small percentage are cancerous. Cancers that start in the bones are known as primary bone cancers (also known as sarcomas).
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Gamma Knife surgery precisely targets brain tumors. It can also treat vascular malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, and essential and Parkinsonian tremors.
Urologic Cancers: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Cancers of the urinary tract (or urologic cancers) may be linked to environmental, lifestyle, genetic and other factors.