brain cancer

by juie gaffaney

whats brain cancer

A primary brain tumor starts in the brain. A metastatic brain tumor starts somewhere else in the body and goes to the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly.

Whos most at risk

Brain tumors occur more frequently in whites than they do in people of other races.

.Your risk of a brain tumor increases as you age but certain types of brain tumors, such as medulloblastomas, occur almost exclusively in children.

how to prevent brain cancer

Although there is no way to prevent brain cancers, early diagnosis and treatment of tumors that tend to metastasize to the brain