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Brain and Central Nervous Cancer

Overview
Anatomy of the Brain
Brain Tumors
Basics of Brain Tumors
Types of Brain Tumors
Skull Base Chordoma
Craniopharyngioma
Rathke Cleft Cysts
Paranasal Sinus Tumors
Olfactory Neuroblastoma
Astrocytoma
Skull Base Rhabdomyosarcoma
Am I At Risk for a Brain Tumor?
What Are the Symptoms of a Brain Tumor?
What Are the Survival Rates for People With Brain Tumors?
Oligodendroglioma

Understanding Your Diagnosis
Tests that Help Evaluate a Brain Tumor
X-rays of the Skull
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Brain
Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Spine
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Spine and Brain
Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan)
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Craniotomy
I've Just Been Told I Have a Brain Tumor
Understanding Your Grade of Brain Tumor
Myelogram

Deciding on Treatment
Types of Treatment for Brain Tumors
What to Know About Chemotherapy for Brain Tumors
What to Know About Radiation Therapy for Brain Tumors
Brachytherapy
Surgery For Cancer Treatment
What to Know About Surgery for Brain Tumors
Targeted Therapy for Brain Tumors

Managing Side Effects
Tips for People With Brain Tumors
Tell Your Health Care Team How You Feel During Treatment for a Brain Tumor
Do What You Can to Ease Side Effects of Treatment for a Brain Tumor
Coping with the Cognitive Effects of Brain Tumors
General Nutrition Guidelines During Cancer Treatment
Fatigue: Management
Tips for Feeling Your Best During Treatment for a Brain Tumor
How to Help Someone with a Brain Tumor
Support for a Loved One with a Brain Tumor
Rehabilitation for Children with Brain Tumors

Cancer FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions About Brain Tumor

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