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Brain Cancer

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James Daniels

on 22 April 2010

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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

Ependymoma

Oligodendrogiloma Factors that Contribute to Brain Cancer Being Male

Race

Age

Family History Radiation

Formaldehyde

Vinyl Chloride

Acrylonitrile Sypmtoms Headaches

Vomiting

Changes in Speech
Vision and Hearing

Problems walking Memory Problems

Seizures

Numbness

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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