Brain Cancer

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by Cole68292
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Health & Fitness
Subject:
Health
Grade:
9

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Brain Cancer

What are the Symptoms?

Understanding Brain Cancer

Cancer's Effect on the Brain

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Explanation of Brain Cancer Cells

Method

Causes and Risk Factors

Am I at Risk?

Ionizing radiation and exposure to certain chemincals has shown an increase in posibility of a brain tumor. Smoking, alcohol, and poor diet also increase the chances of brain cancer. 5-10% of all cancers are hereditary. This is not usually a concern unless multiple members of your family have brain cancer.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

1) 700,000 Americans are living with a primary brain tumor. 69,000 cases will be diagnosed this year.2) A Brain tumor is abnormal growth in the brain or central spine that disrupts proper brain function.3) There are over 120 different types of tumors.4) Brain Cancer can cause death, and interupt all types of brain function including cognative, sensory and movement. It can also cause shifts in personality.

Prevention: Eat fruits and vegetables Avoid smoking and limit alcohol Avoid harmful chemicals and radiation exposureTreatment: Immuneotherapy Radio-Therapy Surgery (treatment depends on stage of tumor and type of tumor and is individual for each patient.)

Most Common Symptoms: Recurrent headaches Issues with vision Seizures Changes in personality Short-term memory loss Poor coordination Difficulty speaking or comprehending

Treatment and Prevention

What to do?

What are the Symptoms?

Something is not RIGHT!

Works CitedAmerican Brain Tumor Association Family of Sites. Brain TumorTreatments. 2014. Web, January 30, 2015.American Brain Tumor Association. Anytime Learning. 2014. Web, January 30, 1025.National Brain Tumor Family of Sites. Brain Tumor Information. 2014. Web, January 30, 2015.


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