'When you’re in the middle of it, you have to just look forward and try and deal with it as best you can.'
You will have tests to find out as much as possible about the tumour. This helps your doctors to decide which treatment is suitable for you.
Your treatment will depend on the type, size, position and grade of the tumour and the symptoms you have.
Surgery can be used to remove all or part of the tumour or to give chemotherapy into the brain.
Before radiotherapy you have scan of the area to be treated so your cancer specialist can carefully plan your treatment.
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