What You Need To Know About Glioblastoma

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As you may have heard, news was released last night that Senator John McCain has brain cancer, more specifically a glioblastoma. What is glioblastoma? How is it treated? Cancer experts from Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, address key questions about this diagnosis. What is a glioblastoma? It is a malignant primary brain … Continued

Signs, Symptoms and Treatment of Brain Cancer

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What is brain cancer? Brain tumors are masses of abnormal cells in the brain. Tumors in the brain can be especially dangerous, as even those that are benign can grow large enough to press on other parts of the brain and cause damage to essential functions. It is important to note that brain tumors rarely … Continued

Types, Treatment and Signs of Brain Cancer

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Brain tumors — and by extension, central nervous system (CNS) tumors — are diagnosed in about six people per 100,000 each year, which represents 1.4 percent of all cancer cases. [i] Although a fairly rare cancer, it’s important to understand the signs, types and treatment plans for these types of cancers. Causes and Risk Factors … Continued