Kaleb's cancer project
About Brain Tumor
A collection of abnormal cells, The skull becomes very rigid and soft.
Vision problems, hearing problems,balance problems, changes in mental ability,seizures and muscle jerking are all symptons of a brain tumor.
Exposure to raidiation is really the only cause of a brain tumor that doctors know of.
Stages of Brain Tumor
They give them a grade and it does not metastisize outside the brain. Metastasize means it can spread to other organs.
Treatments include, Raidiation Therapy-X-rays and other forms of raidiation can destroy the tumor cells or slow them, chemotherapy-the use of drugs to kill cells that keep dividing , Targeted Therapy- the focus of a specific element of a cell such as molecules and pathways.
If you have a brain tumor you have a 34% chance of survival