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The first option for the treatment and management of
involves surgery. This is used both to establish a diagnosis as well as for therapeutic benefit. If surgery is not possible or does not completely remove the tumor,
may be used.
Treatment involves the following:
Brain tumor. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
. Updated May 28, 2013. Accessed June 4, 2013.
National Cancer Institute
website. Available at:
. Accessed June 4, 2013.
Last reviewed June 2013 by Mohei Abouzied, MD; Michael Woods, MD
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