What Is A Childhood Brain Tumor?

What Is A Childhood Brain Tumor?

As in almost any disease, brain tumors in childhood are distinctive; i.e. the rules that apply to adults do not apply to this age group. That’s why there is a specialist called “pediatric neurosurgeon” just like a “pediatric surgeon” or “pediatric cardiovascular surgeon”.

Just as the cells from which the childhood brain tumor originates, its growth pattern, its prognosis and damage to the brain are different from the adult case; the planning of the surgical treatment of the tumor, chemotherapy and radiotherapy are also quite different in children.

That’s why you must try to find an experienced “pediatric neurosurgeon” professor for children who will undergo surgery for brain tumor.

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