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Is Brain cancer Contagious?

Discussion about Contagion of Brain cancer:

Doctors cannot explain why one person gets a brain tumor and another doesn't, but they do know that no one can "catch" a brain tumor from another person. Brain tumors are not contagious. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Brain Tumors: NCI)

About contagion and contagiousness:

Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily the spread of Brain cancer is possible from one person to another. Other words for contagion include "infection", "infectiousness", "transmission" or "transmissability". Contagiousness has nothing to do with genetics or inheriting diseases from parents. For an overview of contagion, see Introduction to Contagion.

 

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