Reducing Your Risk of Brain Tumors
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Because the causes of brain tumors are primarily hereditary, there are no guidelines for reducing your risk of brain tumors. Avoiding radiation and toxins is desirable, unless the radiation is used to treat a cancer.
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 14th ed. McGraw-Hill; 1998.
National Cancer Institute
Last reviewed February 2003 by ]]>Jondavid Pollock, MD, PhD]]>
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