Malignant Brain Tumor Clinical Trials  What You Need to Know
Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Chetan Bettegowda, M.D., Ph.D., discusses when clinical trials are recommended for a patient with a malignant brain tumor diagnosis, understanding the risks involved and making the decision to participate in a clinical trial. He also discusses the latest research for the treatment of brain tumors. Learn more at: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/neurology_neurosurgery/centers_clinics/brain_tumor/ Questions Answered: 1. When should someone think about clinical trials? 0:16 2. What clinical trials are available? 0:58 3. What are the benefits or risks associated with clinical trials? 1:55 4. How is tumor genetics important in treatment options? 3:15 5. What is the newest research to treat malignant brain tumors? 3:59