Type of Surgery
Surgical excision is the preferred method for many types of brain tumors that are benign and localized. It is often possible to remove most of the cancerous growth. However, certain primary brain tumors are more difficult to operate on; the specific area of the brain affected will determine the correct procedure.
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Incidence of Brain cancer: Each year more than 17,000 people in the United States find out they have a brain tumor.
From What You Need To Know About Brain Tumors:NCI
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