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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Brain Cancer Brain cancer is a disease in which malignant cancer cells form into a tumor. This tumor affects normal functions like sensory, muscle movements, and more. There are no causes, but there are risk factors. These risk factors include: Signs & Symptoms Diagnoses To diagnose brain cancer, a physician will assess the patient with a neurologicalexam. They will ask about the patient's personal/familyhistory (which provides clues),they look at symptoms, a PET scan, MRI, a biopsy, and a CT scan. Treatment Surgery First treatment given if available.Most effective treatment. Process in removing as much of the tumour as possible. Gives high levels of radiation directly at the tumour. double click to changethis text! Drag a cornerto scale proportionally. Stops or slows the growth of tumour cells with the use of medication. Prevention There is no proper way to help prevent but these are some ways to help you know your body better. Early diagnosis is the bestway to prevent the cancer from advancing By: Lily and Adrian Causes Gender/ethnicity Age Familyhistory Difficultywalking Morning nausea and vomiting Weakness Seizures Emotionalchanges Double or blurred vision Frequent headaches Clumsiness Weakness or Paralysis Chemotherapy Radiation Therapy There are three main ways to treat brain tumours: Note environmental conditions Check for immune systems or otherhealth issues Ask about your family medical history Pay attention to cell phone usage Live healthier Brain Cancer Symptoms: Seizures, Clumsiness, Vision Problems, and More. (n.d.). WebMD. Retrieved May 1, 2014, from tumor. (n.d.). Tests and diagnosis. Retrieved May 1, 2014, from Citations 60% are more likely to get brain cancer Men Around Canadiansare living with brain cancer 55 000 Exposure to radiation people die from brain cancer each year 13,000
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