Getting Information About Treatment
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Making a decision about treatment can feel overwhelming. In a short time, you are called upon to make important decisions about your treatment and future, many of which are confusing and frightening. It is important to work together with your treatment team to determine the best course of treatment for you. Information in this section about treatment options, choosing a treatment center, and getting a second opinion will help you with this process. You will also find information about life after treatment.
Common Questions and Answers About Treatment
Are you or someone you know currently undergoing treatment and want to learn more? Go to our list of the most frequently asked questions related to treatment for brain tumors.
How and Why to Get a Second Opinion
Many patients ask about getting a second opinion to confirm the diagnosis or outline treatment options. Learn more about how and why to get a second opinion.
Choosing a Treatment Center
Choosing a treatment center can be difficult. There are many factors that patients and family members might want to consider, such as the center's location, costs, and experience with treating brain tumors. Learn more about choosing a treatment center.
After Treatment: Issues for Brain Tumor Survivors
Brain tumor patients frequently need additional support after treatment ends. This may include, among others, physical therapy, speech therapy, and neuropsychological testing. Most patients will need some type of follow-up care as well. Learn more about brain tumor survivorship.