Symptoms of brain stem glioma include-
- Memory loss
- Urinary incontinence
In this therapy, drugs are used to kill the cancer cells. The goal of chemotherapy is to stop the growth of tumour cells. Temozolomide drug is generally used for chemotherapy.
Radiation therapy for brain stem glioma is a treatment used to destroy or stop brain tumour growth. The treatment uses external beam radiation to target and kill the cancerous cells. It is a safe option as it only targets specific areas and minimises chances of damaging normal cells. It is given in measured doses and with clinical precision so that there is no risk of damage to healthy cells. The treatment can be used in combination with neurosurgery or chemotherapy.