Nearly 80,000 people are diagnosed with brain or spine tumors each year, according to the National Institutes of Health. Both benign and malignant brain and spine tumors can lead to serious damage or even be life-threatening, which is why it is crucial to have a personalized care plan with the latest treatments and techniques available.

Dr. Samuel Goldlust, neuro-oncologist at Saint Luke's Cancer Institute, and Dr. Jonathan Breshears, neurosurgeon at Saint Luke's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute, talk about Saint Luke's expanded Neuro-Oncology Program in this episode of Health News You Can Use.

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