Treatment for complex tumors at the base of the skull
Duke doctors, surgeons, and radiation oncologists offer a comprehensive approach to treating skull base tumors.
Treatment offerings include:
Medication management: Medication is used to treat the symptoms of skull base tumors as well as to shrink tumors before surgery
Radiation therapy: Precise radiation therapy targets the tumor while preserving healthy brain tissue
Surgery: Surgical resection of the tumor is often seen as the definitive treatment for skull base tumors