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Reducing Your Risk of Brain Tumors

There may be little you can do to avoid primary brain tumors . You cannot change your heredity, which is one of the few known risk factors. Avoiding radiation and toxins is desirable, unless the radiation is used to treat a cancer. While it is difficult to reduce your risk of primary brain tumors, you can reduce your risk of tumors that may spread to the brain, including lung , breast , melanomas , and prostate .

References

Brain tumor. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated May 28, 2013. Accessed June 4, 2013.

Brain tumor. National Cancer Institute website. Available at: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/brain. Accessed June 4, 2013.

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