IPO-Porto Neurology Service is considered to be support service and its mission is as follows:
– Study, diagnose, treat and follow-up patients with cancer neurological complications and its treatments;
– Observe, optimize therapies and prepare patients with acute or chronic neurological pathologies to be submitted to surgery or other complementary treatments so as to decrease those patients’ morbidity and mortality;
– Cooperate on the Multidisciplinary Group consultations of the SNC which meets weekly for therapeutic decisions for patients with primary or secondary tumour pathology from SNC;
– Develop the necessary clinical research of the cancer neurological complications and its treatments, quantify them and establish action protocols, so as to minimize morbidity of these patients.