Screening is a method of finding out if you have a disease 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.
Brain tumor. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated May 28, 2013. Accessed June 4, 2013.
National Cancer Institute
website. Available at:
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/brain. Accessed June 4, 2013.
Last reviewed June 2013 by Mohei Abouzied, MD; Michael Woods, MD
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