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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

:

Brain Cancer – Gliomas, Version 1.2016

5

Ependymomas

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.