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Brain Cancer (cont.)

Brain Cancer Pictures

Sagittal (side view) section through the brain of a young girl. The white arrow shows a brain tumor that involves the brainstem.
Sagittal (side view) section through the brain of a young girl. The white arrow shows a brain tumor that involves the brainstem. Click to view larger image.

Cross-section of a brain tumor in a young girl. The white arrow shows the white-appearing mass (tumor).
Cross-section of a brain tumor in a young girl. The white arrow shows the white-appearing mass (tumor). Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by Jay B. Zatzkin, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medical Oncology

REFERENCES:

Beasley, K., and S. Toms. "The Molecular Pathobiology of Metastasis to the Brain; a Review." Neurosurg. Clin. North Amer. 22 Jan. 2011: 7-14.

Deltour, I., C. Johansen, A. Auvien, et al. "Time Trends in Brain Tumor Incidence Rates in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, 1974–2003." J. Nat. Cancer Inst. 101.24 (2009): 1721-1724.

Korley, F., J. Pham, T. Kirsch, et al. "Use of Advanced Radiology During Visits to U.S. Emergency Departments for Injury-Related Conditions, 1998-2007." JAMA 304.13 (2010): 1465–1471.


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