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Brain tumors  
Abstract:  Discusses brain tumor types, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment including surgery, radiation therapy, radiosurgery, and chemotherapy. Addresses living with a brain tumor including how one might be affected in mobility, fatigue, and cognitive deficits. Suggests obtaining help from UWMC's Brain Injury Program or from family and friends. Discusses types of seizures that may occur, safety measures, and first aid during a seizure. Provides UW resources and community organizations including websites.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2000, October 1, 2006
UWMC Availability:  Radiation Oncology; 7SE (Gyn-Oncology, Heme Oncology, Radiation Oncology); Cancer Center
General Topics:  Therapeutic Procedures; Neurological Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Surgery; Seizures; Safety Education; Radiation Therapy; Quality of Life; First Aid; Coping; Chemotherapy; Brain Tumors
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Manual
Reading Level: Technical
Cost: Free
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #2069

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