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Brain Cancer

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Lola Ann

on 30 July 2013

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Transcript of Brain Cancer

-Genetic risk
-HIV infection
-Environmental toxins chemicals in oil refineries, gas stations, rubber industry, etc
•Some brain tumors cause symptoms
How is it formed ?
How is it treated ?
What is Cancer ?
Function of the Brain ?
How can it be identified ?
-Neurological examination
- MRI scan or CT scan
•Pituitary gland (pea-sized gland located between the optic nerves that secretes hormones) tumors no symptoms
•Most are found after death having the death
not be the cause of a brain tumor.
•Early symptoms may not appear but if they do…
•A certain tumor pressuring on other areas of the brain causing them to malfunction•Tumor or inflammation --> brain swelling
A farmer has five haystacks in one field and four haystacks in another. How many haystacks would he have if he combined them all?
Johnny’s mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child’s name?
A clerk at a butcher shop stands five feet ten inches tall and wears size 13 sneakers. What does he weigh?
If you were running a race and you passed the person in 2nd place, what place would you be in now?
Which is correct to say, “The yolk of the egg is white” or “The yolk of the egg are white?”
Neither, Egg Yolk is Yellow!
Brain Teasers
Brain Cancer
Hana El-Safoury - Rayan El-Sharkawy - Sandra Ramzy
Most Likely to Have It
Exposure to radiation and electromagnetic fields
- risk increases if one is exposed to radiotherapy before 5
As we get older, the risk of getting it increases.
5% Genetic risk
Diabetes --> reduces risk
Poor immune system --> AIDS
Permanent brown hair dye
Maternal diets affect the new borns
Caffeine is not effective.
An infected Toe
His final words to his son Ziggy were "Money can't buy life".
Stereotactic radiosurgery
Tracy, Ben. "Stem Cells Used to Fight Woman's Brain Tumor." CNN.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Jan. 2013. <http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-7046248.html>.
"Brain Cancer Grading." Cancer Treatment - Centers of America. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2013. <http://www.cancercenter.com/brain-cancer/brain-cancer-grading.cfm>.
"Brain Cancer Treatment." WebMD. WebMD, n.d. Web. 7 Jan. 2013. <http://www.webmd.com/cancer/brain-cancer/brain-cancer-treatment>.
"Brain Tumor FAQ." National Brain Tumor Society. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Jan. 2013. <http://www.braintumor.org/patients-family-friends/about-brain-tumors/brain-tumor-faq.html>.
"GLIOBLASTOMAS." IRSA. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2013. <http://www.irsa.org/glioblastoma.html>.
"Marley Legend Undiminished." BBC News. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Jan. 2013. <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/1323905.stm>.
"10 Brainteasers to Test Your Mental Sharpness." Forbes. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Jan. 2013. <http://www.forbes.com/sites/work-in-progress/2012/05/15/10-brainteasers-to-test-your-mental-sharpness/>.
The Websites Used
About 221 per 100,000 people in 2010, compared with 209 per 100,000 in 2004.
An estimated 13,700 deaths are expected to occur this year due to brain tumors, 7,720 males, 5,980 females.
Brain cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide.
Males have higher risk of developing brain cancer than females, but giloma (that Hana talked about) , the most common primary brain cancer, occurs more in women than men.
Europeans have elevated chances of developing brain cancer compared with people of other ethnicitys.
Daily 9 kids somewhere in the world are diagnosed of brain cancer.
It is the second leading cause of death among children and young adults
There are 120 different types of brain tumors.
Interesting Facts
Problem Solving
Understanding humor
Long-term memory
Emotional responses
Visual processing
Speech (language)
Sensation (temperature, pressure, pain)
Object recognition
Solving mathematical problems
Perception of knowledge
Blood pressure
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