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13 December 2017

Can brain tumour be cured?

Treatment for a brain tumor differs depending on several factors: a person's age, general health, and the size, location, and type of tumor. Whether the tumor is putting pressure on vital parts of the brain. [...]

5 December 2017

Non-surgical options for brain tumors

While brain surgery is the most common treatment for brain tumors, there are other options for treatment: Steroids—When many people hear ‘steroids’ they think of the steroids used by athletes to build muscle. These are [...]

2 December 2017

Brain metastatic cancer

Brain metastases are the spread of a primary tumor to the brain. Primary malignant brain tumors are tumors that start in the brain. They are actually quite rare, with an estimated 23,800 new cases in [...]

29 November 2017

How to prevent seizures

A fever, a brain injury from an accident, a medical condition -- anything that changes the normal pattern of activity in your brain can cause a seizure. It can be scary, especially when you don't [...]