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Case #5 - Brain Tumor (Part 1)



The objective of this interactive case is to convey key principles regarding the presentation and initial investigation of a pediatric patient with a brain tumor.  This case explores:

  • Patient presentation
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Investigation
  • Immediate management
  • Staging investigations


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Interactive case #5




Case authors:

  • Dr. Zishan Alibhai (Resident, Radiation Oncology, Ottawa)
  • Dr. Karen Goddard (Radiation Oncologist, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver)
  • Dr. Juliette Hukin (Pediatric Neuro-oncologist, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver)
  • Dr. Donna Johnston (Pediatric Oncologist, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa)
  • Dr. Ash Singhal (Neurosurgeon, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver)