Multidisciplinary Care of Patients with Brain Tumors

Tannie Huang, Sabine Mueller, Martin J. Rutkowski, Seunggu J. Han, Orin Bloch, Igor J. Barani, Andrew T. Parsa, Susan M. Chang

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Abstract

Patients with brain tumors are some of the most complex patients in the medical system, necessitating treatment teams of multiple subspecialists for optimal care. This article examines the roles of these subspecialists, with the goal of summarizing standard-of-care practices, recent therapeutic advances, and ongoing clinical investigations within each subspecialty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-178
Number of pages18
JournalSurgical Oncology Clinics of North America
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2013

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Keywords

  • Brain tumors
  • Endocrine
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Palliative care
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiation therapy
  • Rehabilitation medicine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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Huang, T., Mueller, S., Rutkowski, M. J., Han, S. J., Bloch, O., Barani, I. J., Parsa, A. T., & Chang, S. M. (2013). Multidisciplinary Care of Patients with Brain Tumors. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, 22(2), 161-178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soc.2012.12.011