There are 2 main types of Brain Tumor - Primary and Secondary tumor. Primary tumor is classified into benign and malignant tumors.
The brain tumors are classified into primary and secondary tumors in which the primary tumors are classified into benign and malignant tumors. The low grade brain tumors are least malignant in nature and the high grade brain tumors are the most malignant types.
Dr. Jaydip Biswas is one of the best cancer specialist and surgical oncologist at Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute in Kalighat, Kolkata. He is specialized in General Surgery, Gynaecological Oncology, Urology & Dentistry and has very rich experience in these area. He did his MBBS from R G Kar Medical College & Hospital, Calcutta and thereafter did his Master in Surgery (MS) in General Surgery from University College of Medicine under Calcutta University. He joined Chittaranjan Cancer Hospital in 1984 as a Resident House Surgeon in the Dept of Surgery. Subsequently in 1986 he joined Chittaranjan Cancer Hospital as a Resident Surgeon from the West Bengal Health Service.Dr Biswas became the Deputy Medical Superintendant in Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute in 1989 with additional responsibilities of Specialist Grade-II in the Department of Surgical Oncology. In 1995 he became the Head of Surgical Oncology (comprising General Surgery, ENT, Gynaecological Oncology, Urology and Dentistry). In 1996 he was assigned the additional clinical responsibility as the Head of the Dept of Medical Oncology. He was assigned the administrative responsibility of Medical Superintendant in 1998 and thereafter became the Officer In-Charge (Hospital) in 2000. On 24th January, 2007 he became the Director of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute. CNCI today has under gone major changes and improvement in the patient care and management facilities with extensive reorganization and renovation of all the departments, wards, operation theatre complex and laboratories. The Surgical Oncology Department today handles complex surgical procedures backed by a fresh team of well trained competent Surgeons, state-of-art equipments like Laparoscope, CUSA, Operating Microscope, Argon Laser and many more. The entire patient care system is well supported by the Intensive Treatment Unit (ITU) well equipped with all modern gadgets and round-the-clock laboratory back up under the supervision of Department of Anaesthesiology.
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Brain tumors are divided into 4 stages starting from Stage I to Stage IV. In the Stage I, the cancer starts growing slowly and then Stage IV is the advanced stage in which the cancer spreads to other parts of the body.