Role of multidisciplinary neuro-oncology tumour boards in cancer management

Mohammad Hamza Bajwa, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim

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Multidisciplinary care, including a tumour board discussion for all patients with oncological problems is now considered a standard. However, this is not uniformly implemented within many centres, especially in developing countries. The structure of these tumour boards allows for comprehensive discussion and debate regarding various treatment pathways, with inputs from all specialties. This creates a consensus regarding management for each patient that is unique and holistic. Despite its widespread implementation, published data on neuro-oncology tumour boards is quite limited. The presented literature review briefly discusses the structure, goals, outcomes achieved by multidisciplinary tumour boards within the field of neuro-oncology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2285-2286
Number of pages2
JournalJPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2021


  • Neuro-oncology, Multidisciplinary, Brain tumour, Tumour board.


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