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Podcast: Types of Brain Tumors

Listen to Dr Jon Weingart discuss the most common types of brain tumors, their treatment ...

Date: 09/28/2010

Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Jon Weingart, MD, discusses the different types of brain tumors and their treatment options.

Program Notes:

0:20  Adult vs. childhood brain tumors
0:45  Slow growing vs. fast growing
1:10  Astrocytomas or gliomas
1:39  Intrinsic tumor in brain
2:40  Arises from brain cell
3:15  Most common symptoms
4:00  More brain tumors?
4:38  Other cells in brains can cause tumors
5:38  Metastatic tumors more common
6:15  Lots of progress
7:18  Vaccines and immunotherapy
7:39  Gamma knife
8:20  Imaging guidance technologies
10:00  Use of technology important
11:00  Newly diagnosed

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