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Brain Cancer


James Daniels

on 22 April 2010

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Transcript of Brain Cancer

Brain Cancer Diagnosis MRI CT Scan Physical Exam Neurological exam Treatment Chemo Surgery Radiation Therapy Rehabilitaion Physical Therapists Speech Thearapist Occupational Therapists Brain Tumors Maligant or benign

Can occur at any age

Causes are unknown

Symptoms depend on size and location Treament depends on age, location and size of tumor

Main tumors are formed in the brain tissue

Secondary is when the cancer cells have spread
to another part of the body
Primary tumors Astrocytoma

Brain Stem Giloma


Oligodendrogiloma Factors that Contribute to Brain Cancer Being Male



Family History Radiation


Vinyl Chloride

Acrylonitrile Sypmtoms Headaches


Changes in Speech
Vision and Hearing

Problems walking Memory Problems



Changes in mood A New Hope for Treatment? Survival Rate Sources http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=chemo+bags&go=&form=QBIR&qs=n&sk=#focal=3a693469fdc9d7cbba38d1b85325592d&furl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.circusofcancer.org%2Fimages%2Fphotos%2Fjpegs%2Fchemo%2Fchemo8.jpg




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