Emerging treatments for brain tumours
Standard treatment for brain tumours has changed little in the last 20 years. However, there are some emerging treatments for brain tumours. Read more about some new treatments currently in development.
The inclusion of a treatment in this section of the website does not constitute endorsement by The Brain Tumour Charity. We are simply aiming to provide information on emerging treatments.
For information about current treatments, visit the adult brain tumour treatments or the childhood brain tumour treatments pages.
The parts of cannabis that are considered important for medical reasons are called cannabinoids.
BrainPath® uses the brain’s natural folds to reach the tumour causing healthy tissue damage.
Convection Enhanced Delivery
A technique delivering chemotherapy drugs directly into brain tumours, also called CED.
TTF (Tumour Treating Fields)
A non-invasive treatment for adults with glioblastoma, which uses electrical fields.
A method that uses your immune system to help your body fight infection and diseases.
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