The Brain tumour committee is made up of a multidisciplinary team of professionals in: pathological anatomy, molecular biology, nursing, nuclear medicine, neurosurgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, radiodiagnosis, radiophysics, and radiological protection.
The treatment of a brain tumour will depend on its typology, extension, and evolution. Depending on each case, there are therapeutic options available for surgery, external or internal radiotherapy (brachytherapy), or systemic treatments (chemotherapy, hormone therapy, drugs against molecular targets, etc.), and/or combinations of these.
When abnormal cells form in the tissues of the brain or spinal cord in adults, a central nervous system tumour occurs.
Central Nervous System
Services included in this committee
The Tumour Committees are regulated under established protocols and are made up of a multidisciplinary team of expert doctors from the main specialities depending on the type of tumour. The IVO’s brain tumour committee is made up of multidisciplinary medical teams from the following specialities: