brain tumor

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Noun1.brain tumor - a tumor in the brain
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
glioblastoma, spongioblastoma - a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always fatal
glioma - a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
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Avengers actor Mark Ruffalo and Grey's Anatomy actress Kate Walsh are just two of the many celebrities who suffered from brain tumor in the past.
14) that it now takes less than 30 seconds for the hospital to locate a brain tumor, a major breakthrough made with the assistance of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.
On the other hand, life expectancy of a brain tumor patient depends on the grade of the tumour.
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Summary: Depending upon the geographic regions brain tumor treatment market segmented into seven key regions: Those are North America, Latin America, and Eastern Europe, Western Europe, and Asia pacific excluding japan, Japan, Middle East and Africa.
A: A brain tumor is an abnormal collection of cells from the brain itself or a different part of the body.
We don't know yet what causes primary brain tumors. Children who receive radiation to the head have a higher risk of developing a brain tumor as adults, as do people who have certain rare genetic conditions, such as neurofibromatosis.
Fifty patients provisionally diagnosed as low and high grade primary brain tumor on MRI and MRS were included in the study before surgical biopsy or resection.
Primary central nervous system (CNS) tumors are defined as non-malignant or malignant tumors occurring in either the brain or spinal cord, and account for approximately 20% of all pediatric cancer diagnoses (American Brain Tumor Association, 2014; National Brain Tumor Society, 2016).
HYDERABAD -- Consultant Neuro and spinal Surgeon, Dr Riaz Ahmed Raja has underlined the need of adopting effective strategy against increasing cases of Brain Tumor and said that people could avoid the disease by adopting preventive measures.
[3] proposed a brain tumor detection and classification using Support Vector Machine (SVM) classifier.