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Reducing Your Risk of Brain Tumors

  • Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
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Reducing Your Risk of Brain Tumors

People who work in high risk jobs should follow safety steps. These jobs include oil refining and rubber manufacturing,

People with cancer outside of the nervous system should follow their treatment plan. It may lower the chances of it spreading to the brain.


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  • Causes, risk factors, and prevention. American Cancer Society website. Available at: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/brain-spinal-cord-tumors-adults/causes-risks-prevention.html. Accessed July 13, 2021.
  • Meningioma. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/condition/meningioma. Accessed July 13, 2021.


  • Rimas Lukas, MD
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