Ian Dunn, MD, is a neurosurgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School.
Meningiomas: Five Things You Should Know
A meningioma is a type of tumor that develops from the meninges, the membrane that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. Most meningiomas (90 percent) are categorized as benign tumors, while 10 percent being atypical or malignant.
Meningioma: Treatment Options for Common Brain Tumor
People who have been diagnosed with a common brain tumor known as a meningioma have several treatment options. Factors that will affect the choice of treatment areage, state of health, and where the patient will receive treatment.
New Pathways to Reach and Treat Brain Tumors
New advancements are enabling neurosurgeons to treat conditions that emerge in difficult to reach areas of the skull base.