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Carcinomatous meningitis

Find out about carcinomatous meningitis and how it might be treated.

About carcinomatous meningitis

Carcinomatous meningitis is when cancer cells spread to one of the membranes that surround the brain.

Treatment for carcinomatous meningitis

There are no set guidelines for treating carcinomatous meningitis because doctors are still looking at which treatments work best. 

Last reviewed: 
20 May 2015

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