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Metastatic Brain Tumors

There are two types of brain tumors. Primary brain tumors arise from the tissues which make up the brain and its coverings. Primary brain tumors may be...Read More

Acoustic Neuromas

An acoustic neuroma, also referred to (more accurately) as a vestibular schwannoma, is a benign tumor of the vestibular nerve that begins within the base of the...Read More

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia, also known as tic douloureux, is a neuropathic disorder caused by the compression of one or both of the patient’s trigeminal nerves...Read More

Meningiomas

Meningiomas are the most common benign brain tumors. Meningiomas account for 20% of all brain tumors and about 25% of all primary spinal cord tumors...Read More

Gamma Knife vs CyberKnife

Competition to treat benign and malignant brain tumors, vascular malformations, and functional conditions with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) has increased...Read More

Success Stories

When I was six years old in 1958, my father, mother, six of my nine siblings and I moved from New Jersey to São Paulo, Brasil, where my father was director of a...Read More