Items Tagged ‘pituitary tumor’
Conditions and Treatments
What is the Pituitary Gland? The pituitary gland is a small gland that sits in the head, just below the brain and behind the nose. The pituitary gland acts as the master gland of the body, producing hormones and controlling other glands in the body. Hormones travel in the blood throughout the body...
NEUROSURGERY Team Dr. Jeffrey N. Bruce, Co-directorDr. Bruce is a leading authority on complex tumors of the brain and skull base. He leads a multidisciplinary effort as Co-Director of the Columbia Neurosurgery Brain Tumor Center and Director of Skull Base Surgery specializing in the surgical...
Spotlight on Dr. Jeffrey Bruce by Pituitary Network Association
The Pituitary Network Association (PNA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting people with pituitary tumors (a type of brain tumor), their families and the medical professionals who take care of them. In a recent issue of their eNewsletter, The Pituitary Network Association...Posted on May 28, 2013 by Department Author In Areas of Expertise, Blog, Brain Tumor, Brain Tumor Blog, Brain Tumors, Doctors, Neurosurgeons, Pituitary Tumors
Craniopharyngiomas are relatively rare tumors that arise in or near the pituitary gland. Craniopharyngiomas make up 2.4 to 4 percent of all brain tumors, and are observed more frequently in children than in adults. While craniopharyngiomas are benign tumors, they may grow quickly and tend to recur...
Anthony L. D'Ambrosio, MD, FAANS
Dr. D'Ambrosio earned his medical doctorate from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his Neurological Surgery Internship, Residency and Chief Residency at the Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University. In addition, he...
Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS
Dr. Bruce is a leading authority on complex tumors of the brain and skull base. He leads a multidisciplinary effort as Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center and Director of Skull Base Surgery specializing in the surgical treatment of gliomas, meningiomas, pituitary tumors, skull base tumors,...