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Podcast: Brain Metastasis

Dr Michael Lim discusses brain metastasis, when cancer spreads to the brain.

Date: 12/01/2010

Neurosurgeon Michael Lim talks about metastasized cancer to the brain, including breast cancer, cervical cancer, colon cancer, and other cancers that have spread to the brain, and the treatment options available today.

Program Notes:

0:20    More common to see brain metastasis
1:11    It’s very disconcerting to know about brain tumors
2:07    Today we tailor therapy to each individual
3:10    Focal therapy is localized
4:12    The edge of the tumor visible on MRI
5:03    Concentrating in the area of the brain that’s diseased
6:02    Other small tumors might grow in the future
7:01    If you stay on top of this
8:01    Some people don’t have problems with cognition
9:04    When patients come here they realize we’re in very good communication
10:03  Surgery and radiation recommended
10:14  End

 

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