Dr. Barba explains what happens when a brain tumor is in remission.
Depending on the kind of tumor, if your tumor is in remission, it suggests that right now the tumor isn’t active, but usually they’ll keep an eye on it to be sure that there’s no chance of it coming back.
About Dr. Barba, M.D.:
Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Dr. David Barba is a member of numerous professional societies including the San Diego Academy of Neurological Surgeons, the Western Neurological Society, and the Research Society of Neurological Surgeons. He is currently serving as associate professor in the Division of Neurological Surgery in the Department of Surgery at UCSD.