Brain Tumors Prevention
- What It Is
- Risk Factors
- Living With
- User Questions
How to Prevent Brain Tumors
A risk factor is something that increases your chances of getting a disease or condition.
It is possible to develop Brain Tumor and Brain Cancer with or without the risk factors listed below. However, the more risk factors you have, the greater your likelihood of developing brain tumors. If you have a number of risk factors, ask your doctor what you can do to reduce your risk.
There are few known risk factors for brain tumors, mostly because little is known about the causes. Some metastatic cancers that move to the brain from Lung Cancer , Breast Cancer , skin ( Melanoma ), and a few other sites have identifiable risk factors.
- Ionizing radiation
- Possibly environmental and/or industrial toxins
- Oil refining
- Rubber manufacturing
Older individuals (who are at greater risk for cancer overall) get more metastatic brain tumors, which start somewhere else in the body and then spread to the brain. Brain tumors in children are one of the most common kinds of pediatric cancers.
Several uncommon hereditary diseases can predispose a person to brain tumors.
- Von Hippel-Lindau Disease
- Li-Fraumeni syndrome
- Werner's syndrome
- Von Recklinghausen's disease
- Tuberous sclerosis
- Turcot syndrome
Lifestyle Factors Related to Secondary Brain Tumor
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
What causes Brain Tumors? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Are you at risk of getting Brain Tumors? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
What are the Brain Tumors symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Brain Tumors.
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
How can you prevent Brain Tumors? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Can this condition be treated? What Brain Tumors treatment options are available?
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
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