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Brain tumor, adult

Brain tumor, adult: Introduction

Brain tumor, adult: A growth or tumor that develops in the tissues of the brain in adults. The tumor can be benign or malignant. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Brain tumor, adult is available below.

Symptoms of Brain tumor, adult

Treatments for Brain tumor, adult

  • Treatment of brain tumors depends upon the type and staging of the tumor, its size and position in the brain, as well as the age and other health problems that the patient may have. Treatments may include:
    • Watchful waiting - for low grade asymptomatic tumors
    • Surgical excision
    • Radiotherapy
    • Chemotherapy - usually reserved for management of recurrence, but current interest in its use for initial treatment of low grade tumors
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Causes of Brain tumor, adult

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Misdiagnosis and Brain tumor, adult

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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)


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