Treatment

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Care Map for patients with High-Grade Gliomas

Walk the path of the brain tumour journey on the map, and then find more detailed explanations of the corresponding stages of the journey in the pages that follow it.

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How is Bobath Therapy relevant for Persons with Brain Tumours?

Bobath therapy was developed by a physiotherapist named Berta Bobath and her husband Karl starting in the 1940’s. The Bobath’s recognized the brain’s potential for neuroplasticity; the ability of the brain to change.

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Scanxiety….is it real?

Some people might assume that after someone has endured treatment for a brain tumour undergoing a follow-up scan such as an MRI or CT scan would be easy. For many, this cannot be farther from the truth.

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Side Effects and Treatment Efficacy

What if I’m being treated for a brain tumour but I don’t experience any side effects? Does that mean the treatment isn’t working? These questions and more are answered in this information sheet

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Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Stereotactic radiosurgery is a specialized radiation technique designed to deliver single, large doses of radiation to small areas within the brain.

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Stroke-Like Migraine After Radiotherapy (SMART) Syndrome

Advances in treatment for brain tumours have resulted in longer survival for patients. Unfortunately, as patients live longer, some will also develop late effects of treatment. One of these late treatment-related complications is SMART syndrome.

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The Effects of Chemotherapy on Your Body

Our friends at the Healthline in the United States have kindly shared this Infographic with us that shows the effects chemotherapy can have on your body.

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What Your Pharmacy Can Do For You

Pharmacies within hospitals differ considerably from community pharmacies. Some hospital pharmacists may have more complex clinical medication management issues, whereas pharmacists in community pharmacies often have more complex business and customer relations issues.

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