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Brain Tumors

Also known as: Brain tumor

Brain Tumors

A brain tumor is the growth of abnormal cells in the brain or near the brain.
 
Treatment: Brain tumors can be treated by surgical removal, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and targeted drug therapy. Some patients who do not respond to standard treatments may be eligible for a blood or marrow transplant. 

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