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Brain tumor, adult: General and other

Adult Central Nervous System Tumors Treatment

Adult central nervous system tumor treatment may include surgery, radiosurgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, surveillance, and targeted therapy. Treatment depends on the tumor type. Learn more about brain and spinal tumor treatment in this expert-reviewed summary.


Neuroblastoma Treatment

Neuroblastoma treatment may include surgery, observation, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, radioactive iodine, and high-dose chemotherapy with stem cell transplant and targeted therapy. Treatment also depends on risk category. Learn more in this expert-reviewed summary.

Neuroblastoma Screening

Neuroblastoma screening does reduce the chance of dying from the disease. Not all screening tests are helpful and most have risks. Learn more about neuroblastoma and the potential benefits and harms of screening in this expert-reviewed summary.

Pituitary tumor

Pituitary Tumors Treatment

Treatment for pituitary tumors depends on the type of tumor and the type of excess hormones it may make. Many pituitary tumors can be removed by surgery. Pituitary tumors are also often treated with drug medications to stop excess hormone production. Learn more about treatment options for pituitary tumors.