What Is Brain Metastasis and How Is It Treated?

Brain tumor specialists Patrick Wen and Jan Drappatz. When cancer spreads from its original site to the brain, it’s known as brain metastasis. While a significant percentage of all patients…

Webchat: The Latest in Brain Tumor Research and Care

doctors discussed advice for brain tumor patients, answered audience questions, and described the difference between the two major categories of brain cancers—primary cancer, developed in the brain, and brain metastases,…

Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Comprehensive Guide

…and not the site of disease. The exception to the rule is brain metastasis. This is because many traditional treatment options cannot penetrate the blood brain barrier — a semipermeable…

What Factors Increase the Risk of Brain Tumors?

Is the Blood-Brain Barrier and How Does it Affect Brain Tumor Treatment? How Can Exercise Help Patients with Brain Tumors? The only established environmental risk factor for brain tumors is…

What Makes a Brain Tumor High-Grade or Low-Grade?

the brain– information used in predicting outcomes and treatment planning. Brain tumors are graded and classified by the World Health Organization (WHO). Grades are often assigned to gliomas, which are…