Brain tumour treatment news

Standard treatment for brain tumours has changed little in the last 20 years. Read more about some new treatments currently in development.


A new surgical technique using the natural folds of the brain to reach the tumour, causing less healthy tissue damage

CED (Convection Enhanced Delivery)

A technique delivering chemotherapy drugs directly into brain tumours that cannot be operated on due to their location

TTF (Tumour Treating Fields)

A non-invasive treatment for adults with glioblastoma, which uses electrical fields

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