Neuro oncology is the study of brain and spinal cord neoplasms, many of which are very severe life threatening like astrocytoma, glioma, glioblastoma multiforme, ependymoma, pontine glioma, and brain stem tumors etc. Among the malignant brain cancers, gliomas of the brainstem and pons, glioblastoma astrocytoma are worst. Treatment includes radiation and chemotherapy may extend that time from around 1-2 years, depending on the patients condition, immune function, treatments used, and the specific type of malignant brain neoplasm. Surgery may in some cases be curative, but, as a general rule, malignant brain cancers tend to regenerate and emerge from remission easily, especially highly malignant cases.
Clinical problems includes :Anorexia and Weight Loss, Brain Tumors in Women of Childbearing Age,Central Nervous System Infections,Constipation,Cranial Nerve Syndromes, Deep Venous Thrombosis Pulmonary Embolus, Depression and Anxiety, Headaches