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Brain Tumors

Future Perspective

FUTURE PERSPECTIVE ABOUT BRAIN TUMOR Brain Tumor Stem Cell- Tumor Vaccine - Nanotherapy Stem Cells Cells that are called embriyonic or mesenchymal and which contribute to hemostasis in certain tissues have been recognized for a long time now. These self-renewing cells are called stem cells today. They are non-specialized cells with a biology specific to themselves. They take part in tissue development, hemostasis and the organization between different cell types. They divide asimetrically and this allows for self-renewal and longer periods of stability (self-renewal). They can be turned into specialized cells by certain stimuli (pluripotency). They also have [Read More...]

After Surgery

AFTER SURGERY Most of my patients are discharged on the 3rd day. My patient's first night after surgery is spent in the intensive care unit. After day morning, The next morning, the unnecessary catheters are removed and my patient is stood up with physiotherapist. On the third day, in the afternoon, if my patient wishes, they can go home. After 1 week, I want to see the wound of my patient and to check the general condition. At this visit, the continuation plan of the treatment is decided together with the pathology report.

Treatment of Brain Tumors

TREATMENT OF BRAIN TUMORS The treatment of a brain tumor depends on: The type of tumor The size of the tumor The location of the tumor General health of patient The neurosurgeon should take a 360° approach to treating lesions of brain tumors .Before deciding on a treatment option, The neurosurgeon have to look at your condition from every direction to find the path that is least disruptive to brain, critical nerves, and ability to return to normal functioning. Brain Tumor Treatment Options Treatments for brain tumors include: - Neuro - Surgery - Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery - Radiation [Read More...]

Risk Factors For Brain Tumors

RISK FACTORS FOR BRAIN TUMORS Family History: Only about 5 to 10 percent of all cancers are genetically inherited, or hereditary. It’s rare for a brain tumor to be genetically inherited. Talk to your doctor if several people in your family have been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Your doctor can recommend a genetic counselor for you. Age: Risk for most types of brain tumors increases with age. Chemical Exposure: Being exposed to certain chemicals, such as those you might find in a work environment, can increase your risk for brain cancer. The National Institute for Occupational Safety [Read More...]

Types of Brain Tumors

TYPES OF BRAIN TUMORS Brain tumors are categorized as primary or secondary. A primary brain tumor originates in your brain. Many primary brain tumors are benign. A secondary brain tumor, also known as a metastatic brain tumor, occurs when cancer cells spread to your brain from another organ, such as your lung or breast. 1- Primary Brain Tumors Primary brain tumors originate in your brain. They can develop from your: - Brain cells - The membranes that surround your brain, which are called meninges - Nerve cells - Glands Primary tumors can be benign or cancerous. In adults, the [Read More...]

Signs & Symptoms

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS The signs of a brain tumor depend on the brain tumor's size, location and rate of growth. General signs and symptoms caused by brain tumors may include: - New onset or change in pattern of headaches - Headaches that gradually become more frequent and more severe ( !!! aneurysm bleeding should be ruled out?) - Unexplained nausea or vomiting - Speech difficulties - Confusion in everyday matters - Personality or behavior changes - Seizures, especially in someone who doesn't have a history of seizures - Hearing problems - Vision problems, such as blurred vision, double vision [Read More...]