Other Treatments for Brain Tumors
by Michael Jubinville, MPH
Targeted therapy may also be used for brain tumors that are spreading. It hinders the cancer cell's ability to grow and spread. The medicines may work when other methods fail.
These are picked based on the tumor type. They may be used alone or with other treatments:
Side effects are:
There are many ways to manage these problems. Common methods are medicines and lifestyle changes. Call your doctor as soon as you notice any problems. Doing so will better your chances of controlling them.
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Last reviewed May 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP
Last Updated: 8/9/2018
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