Diagnosing a brain tumour - Overview
Diagnosis of a brain tumour involves a 4 step process.
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Traditional Approach - under the Microscope
Traditionally brain tumours have been diagnosed based on how the cells appear under a microscope. This is called the histological approach.
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New Approach - Molecular Profiling
The approach to diagnosing brain tumours is changing. Molecular profiling is now used to supplement the study of brain tissue tumour under the microscope, providing a more precise way of diagnosing a brain tumour.
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