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What is Brain tumor, adult?

What is Brain tumor, adult?

  • Brain tumor, adult: A growth or tumor that develops in the tissues of the brain in adults. The tumor can be benign or malignant.

Brain tumor, adult is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Brain tumor, adult, or a subtype of Brain tumor, adult, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Brain tumor, adult: Introduction

Types of Brain tumor, adult:

Broader types of Brain tumor, adult:

How many people get Brain tumor, adult?

Incidence (annual) of Brain tumor, adult: estimated 20,500 new cases of brain cancer will be diagnosed in the US in 2007, National Cancer Institute website
Incidence Rate of Brain tumor, adult: approx 1 in 13,268 or 0.01% or 20,500 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Brain tumor, adult?

Complications of Brain tumor, adult: see complications of Brain tumor, adult

What causes Brain tumor, adult?

Causes of Brain tumor, adult: see causes of Brain tumor, adult

What are the symptoms of Brain tumor, adult?

Symptoms of Brain tumor, adult: see symptoms of Brain tumor, adult

Complications of Brain tumor, adult: see complications of Brain tumor, adult

Brain tumor, adult: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Brain tumor, adult.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Brain tumor, adult.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Brain tumor, adult: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Brain tumor, adult.
Treatments for Brain tumor, adult: see treatments for Brain tumor, adult

Name of Brain tumor, adult

Main name of condition: Brain tumor, adult

Brain tumor, adult: Related Conditions

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