High Grade Brain Tumour Patient Pathway

This section contains our high grade Brain Tumour pathway.

The aim of the pathway is to guide you through various stages of the high grade brain tumour journey. Under each stage we will point you to relevant sections of our website, give you information on the health professionals that maybe involved at that stage and, if applicable, give you an idea of the timescale between some of these stages.

Your journey is likely to include some of the stages in the pathway but remember, each persons experience with a high grade brain tumour is unique and this pathway should only be used as a rough guide.

The pathway is a work in progress and we'd appreciate your input in any of the stages below. If you feel you have anything you'd like to add please Contact Us and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: All the information provided by this website and forum is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for brain tumours or any other medical conditions. The information should not be considered complete and should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or advice of your doctors. The articles on this website are just the opinions of the authors. We (BT Buddies) do not necessarily agree with the concepts expressed.

Please review any news or information you see on this website with your own Doctor in order to obtain actual medical advice. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read here.

This page was last modified on 20 March 2009 at 22:30

1 Symptoms
2 Diagnostic Tests for Brain Tumours
3 Diagnosis
4 Discussion of next steps
5 Surgery
6 Histology / Pathology
7 Further treatment discussion
8 Tests post surgery and pre radiotherapy / chemotherapy
9 Radiotherapy Mask Moulding Process
10 Radiotherapy Planning
11 Conventional Radiotherapy
12 Possible Radiotherapy Side Effects
13 What happens after radiotherapy?
14 Chemotherapy
15 Post Radiotherapy MRI / Tests
16 Day to day
17 Discussion on continuation of Treatments
18 Regular MRI's / Tests
19 Recurrence and what to expect
20 When nothing more can be done

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