Kathryn Beal on Aftercare for Patients with Primary Brain Tumors

October 27, 2016
Kathryn Beal, MD

Kathryn Beal discusses what aftercare looks like for patients with primary brain tumors who have recieved a combination of radiation treatment and chemotherapy.

Kathryn Beal, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses aftercare for patients who have undergone combination therapy for primary brain tumors.

Side effects from radiation therapy can include fatigue, neurological symptoms, and edema. When radiation is combined with immunotherapy treatments, the standard radiation side effects can be exacerbated. There are also side effects that are unique to immunotherapy