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Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Childhood Brain Tumors

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Since you were recently diagnosed with a brain tumor, ask your doctor these questions at your next visit. 1. What type of brain tumor do I have, and what is its grade? 2. What are the symptoms of brain cancer? 3. What part of my brain is affected by the tumor and what does this region of the brain do? 4. Will it be possible to surgically remove my tumor? 5. Will I need any other treatments such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy after surgery? 6. What are the possible side effects of these therapies? 7...

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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