After surgery, initial postoperative care is provided by the physicians, nurses, and hospital staff. Physical therapists, speech therapists, and occupational therapists, may be asked to participate to help early transition from the hospital to home setting. Depending on the surgical approach, specific recommendations will be made.
Most patients will require long term follow-up with periodic scans, exams, and visits to one or more of the healthcare providers involved in their treatment. This is to monitor the response to treatment and to watch for tumor recurrence.