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Brain tumors and brain cancer are caused by the growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. A brain tumor is inherently serious and life-threatening because it invades the limited space of the brain cavity. However, brain tumors (even malignant ones) are not absolutely fatal, and the care team at Shaw is trained in using both radiation and chemotherapy for brain cancer treatment.
Following are trusted resources for more information about brain tumors, brain cancer and brain cancer treatment:
American Cancer Society - Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults
Cancer.net - Brain Tumor Symptoms and Signs
National Cancer Institute - Brain Tumors
National Brain Tumor Foundation