Screening for Brain Tumors
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Screening is a method of finding out if you have a brain tumor before you begin to have any symptoms. Screening involves assessing your medical history and lifestyle habits that may increase or decrease your risk of a disease and having tests to identify early signs of a disease.
There are no screening guidelines or tests for brain tumors.
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Last reviewed February 2009 by ]]> Rimas Lukas, MD]]>
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