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Screening for Brain Tumors

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Main Page | Risk Factors | Symptoms | Diagnosis | Treatment | Screening | Reducing Your Risk | Talking to Your Doctor | Living With Brain Tumors | Resource Guide

The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are administered to people who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions, but do not have any symptoms.

Screening Guidelines

There are no current screening guidelines or tests for brain tumors.



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  • Meningioma. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: Updated March 30, 2015. Accessed August 17, 2015.

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