Current Status and Near Future of Brain Tumor Treatment

  • Sonoda Yukihiko
    Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata University

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  • 脳腫瘍治療の現状と近未来

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<p>  “Brain tumor” is a generic term and represents various tumors in the brain with different malignancy, prognoses, and pathogeneses. There are many societies involved with brain tumor diagnosis, treatment, and surgery. Molecular diagnosis is essential for diagnosis of brain tumors, indicating that genome therapy will be introduced in the near future.</p><p>  Although it is essential to consolidate facilities to achieve international competitiveness, equal accessibility to brain tumor therapy is essential to improve regional disparities. The societies involed with brain tumor therapy should cooperate with each other to overcome these two contradictory problems.</p>



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