Brain Tumor

  • 1. Introduction to Brain Tumor
  • Executive Summary The brain consists of three regions involving the cerebrum, brainstem and cerebellum. A brain tumor is the collection or mass of abnormal cells in the brain. The skull enclosing the brain is rigid, and any growth in such a restricted region causes problems in the brain. Brain t...
  • 3. Statistics of Brain Tumor
  • Executive Summary Approximately 85%-90% of all primary Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors have been estimated to cause brain tumor. 24,530 adults, including 13,840 men and 10,690 women in the United States are diagnosed with primary cancerous tumors of the brain and spinal cord. About 3,460 chi...
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  • 4. Risk Factors for Brain Tumor
  • Executive Summary Risk factors influence the chance of developing cancer among individuals, but individuals with no risk factors also develop cancer. The individual’s risk factors for a brain tumor are still unclear. Some of the risk factors identified for brain tumor causes include age, gend...
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  • 5. Preventions of Brain Tumor
  • Executive Summary Some primary preventive measures are taken for reducing the risk of brain tumor. To date, no appropriate preventive measures are known for a brain tumor. Brain tumors are prevented by avoiding environmental hazards involving quitting smoking habits and excessive radiation expos...
  • Preventions of Brain Tumor
  • 6. Signs and Symptoms for Brain tumors
  • Executive Summary The signs and symptoms help in the diagnosis of any particular disease. The symptoms entirely depend upon the location of tumor. The general symptoms are caused due to pressure on tumors in the brain or spinal cord. The specific symptoms begin when a particular part of the brai...
  • Symptoms for Brain tumors
  • 7. Diagnosis of brain tumor
  • Executive Summary A brain tumor is diagnosed based on signs and symptoms. The brain tumour diagnosis relies on the type of tumor, such as benign or malignant. There are different types of tests for the diagnosis of brain tumor. A neurologist often diagnoses brain tumors. Diagnosis of brain tumo...
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  • 8. Prognostic Factors and Grades of Brain Tumor
  • Executive Summary The staging system is explained for determining the prognostic factors in cancer. But in brain tumor, no standard staging system is determined beyond the CNS. The grading system is used for determining cancer and how it can grow. The best treatment for the Grades of Brain Tumor...
  • Grades of Brain Tumor
  • 9. Types of Treatment for Brain Tumor
  • Executive Summary The different types of standard treatments for brain tumor are explained in detail. Standard treatments are used along with the integration of effective treatment planning. Clinical trials are used as an innovative treatment approach that combines different therapies and drugs ...
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  • 10. Clinical Trials for Brain Tumor
  • Executive Summary Clinical trials are considered a better method for treating brain tumor. The evaluation of new chemotherapy and radiation therapy drugs is integrated into brain tumor clinical trials. Clinical trials are used for all types and stages of brain tumor. Many individuals participat...
  • Clinical Trials for Brain Tumor
  • 11. Latest Research on Brain Tumor
  • Executive Summary Several research studies have been conducted to seek more information on a brain tumor, their related prevention method, their diagnostic approach at the initial phase, and the best treatments strategies. The use of biomarkers helps evaluate the patient’s prognosis and helps ...
  • Latest Research on Brain Tumor
  • 12. Coping with treatment for Brain tumor
  • Executive Summary Brain tumor treatment results into causing various side effects and alterations to the patient’s body. The results of treatment show variations as per the individuals. Sometimes the same treatment strategy used for a particular disease condition evolves with different effects...
  • Coping methods with treatment for Brain tumor
  • 13. Follow up Care for Brain Tumor
  • Executive Summary Follow-up care for brain tumor refers to the after-treatment protocols conducted by the healthcare team to look after recurrence, manage the side effects, and monitor the patients' overall health. Both medical and physical examinations are included in the follow-up care of brai...
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  • 14. Survivorship of Brain Tumor
  • Executive Summary Survivorship begins immediately after the diagnosis of cancer. The individuals under treatment and whose disease conditions are cured after the treatment are referred to as the cancer survivors. Survival is considered one of the most challenging aspects in the case of a brain t...
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  • 15. Questions to ask about Brain Tumor
  • Questions to ask after getting a diagnosis of Brain Tumor What type of Brain tumor do I have?What is the position of a Brain tumor in my brain?Is the tumor cancerous?What does a grade mean? And what is the grade of my tumor?Can you explain my pathology report?Should I get a second opinion?Are th...
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  • 16. Brain Tumor Additional Resources
  • Here are a few links to help you find more about cancer. https://www.aans.org/en/Patients/Neurosurgical-Conditions-and-Treatments/Brain-Tumorshttps://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/brain-tumorhttps://www.healthline.com/health/brain-tumor#typeshttps://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-tum...
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