Brain Tumor Diagnosis

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At UVA, we provide the standard cancer treatments for brain tumors: chemotherapy, radiation, steroids and shunts.

But you'll find more than the basics here. 

Diagnostic Tools

We have several advanced neuroradiology tools for finding brain tumors:

  • Neurological exam
  • Computed tomography scan (CT scan)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • X-ray
  • Bone scan
  • Arteriogram (angiogram)
  • Myelogram
  • Spinal tap (lumbar puncture)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)
  • Surgical biopsy


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A Second Opinion: A Second Chance?

Before you decide on a treatment plan, take another look. Get insights from experts in treating the deadliest brain cancers. Don't miss a second chance; get a second opinion at UVA. 

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