NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Brain Cancer – Gliomas, Version 1.2016
Diagnosis and treatment
was removed. If you had a brain tumor, images will
be used to assess if there’s cancer in your spine, too.
After the spine MRI, a lumbar puncture to obtain
spinal fluid is needed. Your spinal fluid will be sent
to lab for testing. Testing may find cancer that wasn’t
detected by MRI.