The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke

Your Guide to Care: Adult Patients | Tests and Procedures

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Brain Biopsy

Central Line

Central Venous Catheter


Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Computerized Axial Tomography (CAT Scan or CT Scan)

Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan)


The information in this section is provided for the convenience of patients of the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke and their health care providers. It is not intended to take the place of medical advice or care. The information provided here is subject to change. Information obtained from your physician should be considered more up to date and accurate than the information provided in this website. The information provided here is not intended to address circumstances unique to any patient. Please consult your health care provider if you are having symptoms or problems at home.



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