Michael Badruddoja, MD

Neurology

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Neurology

Neuro-Oncology

Center for Neurosciences, East River Road, Tucson, AZ, USA

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Dr. Badruddoja earned his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and completed his internship at the University of Illinois, Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Badruddoja completed his neurology residency at the Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a neuro-oncology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Badruddoja is interested in finding cures for primary brain tumors and is a clinical investigator for several clinical trials. He has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including Cancer, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Neurology, and Neuro-Oncology. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and has been with the Center for Neurosciences since 2005.

Education

  • MD: Ross University School of Medicine

  • Internship: University of Illinois

  • Neurology Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin

  • Neuro-Oncology Fellowship: Duke University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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Dr. Michael Badruddoja Introduction

My name is Michael Badruddoja. I’m a neurooncologist at the center for neurosciences in Tucson, Arizona. I did my training at medical college of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and I did my neurooncology fellowship at...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Recovery

“One of the questions we get asked quite often is when can I go back to work? And as I mentioned earlier, the three steps to undergoing the management of malignant glioma include surgery, followed...

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Brain Tumor – Neurological Deficits

Individuals over time, if in fact there is tumor progression during their temozolomide alone time, their adjutant chemotherapy time, they can develop neurologic deficit depending on where their tumor or tumor progression has occurred. Individuals...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Temozolomide and Avastin

“So the management of malignant glioma rests upon two main therapies. Temozolomide is FDA approved for the management of newly diagnosed glioblastoma and Avastin is after you’re approved for a recurrent glioblastoma. The literature that...

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Brain Tumor – Long Term Chemotherapy

After the radiation and temozolomide has taken place, then we really start to get into the kind of long-term maintenance phase or an adjuvant chemotherapy. Again, usually that’s dosed given with temozolomide and temozolomide is...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Lifestyle

The day to day, and lifestyle changes that the brain tumor can affect does not only rely on where the tumor is and what the individual is gone through, but also really rests upon what...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Radiation Therapy

So the role of radiation therapy in the management of malignant glioma usually rests initially on a six weeks course of radiation therapy, which we described as external beam conformal radiation therapy. In the past,...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Post Surgery

“The next portion of the therapy is the radiation temozolomide. So I’ll end up seeing the patient in my office right after their surgery has been completed. They may say, you know, I’ve had some...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Medication

So we’ll talk about the treatment of malignant gliomas, which include anaplastic oligodendrogliomas and oligoastrocytomas. And again, glioblastoma. The medical literature is very clear, certainly for malignant gliomas in that most neuro-oncologists would recommend initiating...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Risk Factors

The risk factors of tumors is very, very minimal. And I think that there are some risk factors, but they usually are not related to the most common types of brain cancer. There are some...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Home and Alternative Treatment

“So as we just talked about there, the main stay of the management of malignant gliomas include radiation, temozolomide, regiment temozolomide and also additional chemotherapies. And quite often people will, patients, patients’ family members, friends,...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Genetics

One of the questions that we do get asked on a fairly regular basis is, is there a relationship or can my son or daughter get this type of brain cancer if I have it,...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Doctor’s Promo

My name is Michael Badrudoja. I’m a neurooncologist at the center for neurosciences. I did my neurology residency training at the medical college of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. And I did my neurooncology fellowship at...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Types and Statistics

“So, what is a brain tumor? Brain tumor refers to any space occupying lesion that lies within the cranial vault brain tumors can be divided into those tumors that arise from the CNS tissue itself,...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Grades

Gliomas are divided into four different grades, grade one, grade two, grade three, and grade four. Grade two gliomas, as well as grade one gliomas, are typically seen in the young adult or child. Grade...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Financial Issues

“What are the financial and insurance issues associated with the management of a malignant gliomas? Usually that really doesn’t become an issue until we’re really started getting into initiating the radiation Temozolomide portion of the...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Long Term Chemotherapy

After the radiation and temozolomide has taken place, then we really start to get into the kind of long-term maintenance phase or an adjuvant chemotherapy. Again, usually that’s dosed given with temozolomide and temozolomide is...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Surgery

Surgery is actually the first step. And as we talked about earlier, defining what type of tumor an individual has, it has an extremely important role in their therapy. If a surgeon can remove as...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Diagnosis

So the diagnosis of a malignant brain tumor is really, again, as I mentioned previously, rests upon how the individual presents and again, the usual individual would present with headache, nausea, vomiting, and will either...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Symptoms

So the symptoms of any brain tumor rely on where the tumor actually is presenting itself. More common than not that people with brain tumors present with headaches, nausea, vomiting, sometimes people can present with...

Watch and Share

Videos

Dr. Michael Badruddoja Introduction

My name is Michael Badruddoja. I’m a neurooncologist at the center for neurosciences in Tucson, Arizona. I did my training at medical college of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and I did my neurooncology fellowship at...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Recovery

“One of the questions we get asked quite often is when can I go back to work? And as I mentioned earlier, the three steps to undergoing the management of malignant glioma include surgery, followed...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Neurological Deficits

Individuals over time, if in fact there is tumor progression during their temozolomide alone time, their adjutant chemotherapy time, they can develop neurologic deficit depending on where their tumor or tumor progression has occurred. Individuals...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Temozolomide and Avastin

“So the management of malignant glioma rests upon two main therapies. Temozolomide is FDA approved for the management of newly diagnosed glioblastoma and Avastin is after you’re approved for a recurrent glioblastoma. The literature that...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Long Term Chemotherapy

After the radiation and temozolomide has taken place, then we really start to get into the kind of long-term maintenance phase or an adjuvant chemotherapy. Again, usually that’s dosed given with temozolomide and temozolomide is...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Lifestyle

The day to day, and lifestyle changes that the brain tumor can affect does not only rely on where the tumor is and what the individual is gone through, but also really rests upon what...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Radiation Therapy

So the role of radiation therapy in the management of malignant glioma usually rests initially on a six weeks course of radiation therapy, which we described as external beam conformal radiation therapy. In the past,...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Post Surgery

“The next portion of the therapy is the radiation temozolomide. So I’ll end up seeing the patient in my office right after their surgery has been completed. They may say, you know, I’ve had some...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Medication

So we’ll talk about the treatment of malignant gliomas, which include anaplastic oligodendrogliomas and oligoastrocytomas. And again, glioblastoma. The medical literature is very clear, certainly for malignant gliomas in that most neuro-oncologists would recommend initiating...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Risk Factors

The risk factors of tumors is very, very minimal. And I think that there are some risk factors, but they usually are not related to the most common types of brain cancer. There are some...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Home and Alternative Treatment

“So as we just talked about there, the main stay of the management of malignant gliomas include radiation, temozolomide, regiment temozolomide and also additional chemotherapies. And quite often people will, patients, patients’ family members, friends,...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Genetics

One of the questions that we do get asked on a fairly regular basis is, is there a relationship or can my son or daughter get this type of brain cancer if I have it,...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Doctor’s Promo

My name is Michael Badrudoja. I’m a neurooncologist at the center for neurosciences. I did my neurology residency training at the medical college of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. And I did my neurooncology fellowship at...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Types and Statistics

“So, what is a brain tumor? Brain tumor refers to any space occupying lesion that lies within the cranial vault brain tumors can be divided into those tumors that arise from the CNS tissue itself,...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Grades

Gliomas are divided into four different grades, grade one, grade two, grade three, and grade four. Grade two gliomas, as well as grade one gliomas, are typically seen in the young adult or child. Grade...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Financial Issues

“What are the financial and insurance issues associated with the management of a malignant gliomas? Usually that really doesn’t become an issue until we’re really started getting into initiating the radiation Temozolomide portion of the...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Definition

So what is a brain tumor? Brain tumor refers to any space occupying lesion that lies within the cranial vault. Brain tumors can be divided into those tumors that arise from the CNS tissue itself,...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Causes

So the causes of brain tumors is really very much unknown. There has been much in the lay literature regarding cell phones being associated with the development of brain cancer. This is really not panned...

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Videos

Brain Tumor – Symptoms

So the symptoms of any brain tumor rely on where the tumor actually is presenting itself. More common than not that people with brain tumors present with headaches, nausea, vomiting, sometimes people can present with...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Diagnosis

So the diagnosis of a malignant brain tumor is really, again, as I mentioned previously, rests upon how the individual presents and again, the usual individual would present with headache, nausea, vomiting, and will either...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Surgery

Surgery is actually the first step. And as we talked about earlier, defining what type of tumor an individual has, it has an extremely important role in their therapy. If a surgeon can remove as...

Watch and Share

Videos

Brain Tumor – Long Term Chemotherapy

After the radiation and temozolomide has taken place, then we really start to get into the kind of long-term maintenance phase or an adjuvant chemotherapy. Again, usually that’s dosed given with temozolomide and temozolomide is...

Watch and Share
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