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Brain Cancer FAQs
Receiving a brain cancer diagnosis is never easy. You may feel worried and overwhelmed, not to mention confused. It’s normal to have a lot of questions, but finding an experienced oncologist who can provide detailed information can help.
Learning more about your diagnosis
At Moffitt Cancer Center, we have a team of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgical oncologists who specialize in diagnosing and treating brain cancer. These experts can answer any questions you might have. You’re welcome to ask about your diagnosis, prognosis, treatment options and supportive care recommendations, or anything else that comes to mind. In the meantime, you can use the following FAQs articles to learn more about your diagnosis:
- What should I expect with brain cancer surgery?
- What are the risks of brain cancer surgery?
- Three things you should know about chemotherapy for brain cancer
- Questions to ask your brain cancer specialist
- Brain cancer statistics
- Three things you should know about a brain tumor
- What happens when cancer spreads to the brain?
- What is the most common type of brain tumor?
- Three brain tumor symptoms not to ignore
- What is a glioma?
- Are all gliomas malignant?
- Is a pituitary tumor considered brain cancer?
- What is a pituitary adenoma?
- What is the difference between a craniotomy and a craniectomy?
- Is a craniotomy my only option to treat my brain tumor?
- Are there alternative options to receiving an endonasal endoscopy for brain cancer?
- What should I expect with a craniectomy?
- What are the possible risks of a craniotomy?
- What is an endonasal endoscopy and why do I need it?
- What is recovery like after a craniectomy?
- What is the purpose of a craniotomy?
- What is a pituitary tumor?
- 10 important questions to ask before brain cancer surgery
- What is metastatic brain cancer?
- Who is most at risk for developing brain cancer?
- What causes paraneoplastic syndromes?
- Immunotherapy causing neurological issues
If you have additional questions about your brain cancer diagnosis, you’re welcome to consult with one of the oncologists in Moffitt Cancer Center’s Neuro-Oncology Program. You can request an appointment by calling 1-888-663-3488 or submitting a new patient registration form online. No referral is required.