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Pediatric neurosurgeon, George Jallo, M.D. speaks about the treatment options available to families of children who have been diagnosed with a brain tumor.

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Brain surgery - awake craniotomy Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, Dr. Alfredo Quinones, talks about awake craniotomy brain surgery.

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Adult Epilepsy Surgery Neurosurgeon W. Stanley Anderson, M.D., talks about surgical treatment options for adults with epilepsy.

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Neurosurgeon Judy Huang, MD, discusses the detection and treatment of cerebrovasular disorders, including aneurysms, unruptured aneurysms and arteriovenous malformation (AVM).

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Tim Witham, MD, discusses treatment alternatives for lumbar (lower back) and cervical spine conditions. Dr Witham is a neurosurgeon with the Johns Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center.

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Program notes:
0:12 Prostate cancer and robotic surgery
1:00 Who would not be a candidate for robotic surgery?
2:00 Device offers dexterity and largely avoids transfusion
3:07 Regardless of the tools an experienced surgeon will give a good result
4:12 It’s difficult to decide who to treat and who not to treat
4:43 Radiation therapy can be an important part of therapy
5:30 For prostate cancer the patients are more and more savvy
6:16 We’re fortunate at Suburban because I see patients up front
7:06 We’re seeing more patients electing surgery
8:05 Majority of people when they’re older can watch and wait
9:12 End

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Dr Michael Lim discusses brain metastasis, when cancer spreads to the brain.