• oncologists
  • To consult with one of our expert oncologists about the meningioma screening tests that are best for your unique needs, call 1-888-MOFFITT or submit a new patient registration form online. (moffitt.org)
  • Chemotherapy - While chemotherapy medications are rarely used to treat meningioma, Moffitt's medical oncologists create individualized chemotherapy plans when appropriate. (moffitt.org)
  • To learn more about our approach to meningioma treatment, or to schedule an appointment with one of our oncologists who specializes in treating brain cancer, call 1-888-MOFFITT or submit a new patient registration form online. (moffitt.org)
  • meningeal
  • Cutaneous meningioma (also known as "Heterotopic meningeal tissue," and "Rudimentary meningocele") is a developmental defect, and results from the presence of meningocytes outside the calvarium. (wikipedia.org)
  • Screening
  • Meningioma screening tests, such as CT scans and MRIs, may be recommended for people who have an elevated risk of developing this type of brain cancer. (moffitt.org)
  • Currently, there are no set recommendations for how often an at-risk individual should have a meningioma screening test or which type of imaging scan should be used. (moffitt.org)
  • This includes low-dose CT scans and comprehensive physical exams, both of which play a valuable role in meningioma screening. (moffitt.org)
  • Treatment
  • Even if a meningioma is not cancerous, it may require treatment. (wisegeek.com)
  • At Moffitt, our experienced surgeons specialize in minimally invasive and robotic procedures for brain cancer treatment and perform a high volume of these complex meningioma surgeries each year. (moffitt.org)
  • Patients who turn to Moffitt for meningioma treatment can access all of these treatment services in a single, convenient location. (moffitt.org)
  • A series of case reports have found it to be effective in the treatment of an estrogen receptor (ER)-dependent meningiomas as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • Our rehabilitation programs are designed to address balance issues, speech problems and other potential complications of meningioma, as well help patients improve their overall quality of life. (moffitt.org)
  • bone
  • In particular, should a meningioma spread into the bone of the skull, complete surgical removal becomes almost impossible. (reference.com)