Does having a brain tumor mean a patient needs surgery?
Do Brain Tumors Require Surgery?
Jon Weingart, MD, discusses whether having a brain tumor means a patient needs surgery. Dr Weingart is a neurosurgeon and professor of Neurological Surgery and Oncology at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Surgery is one type of treatment for brain tumors. The most common types of surgery performed for brain tumors at the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center are:
- Endonasal endoscopy (endonasal endoscopic surgery)