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Screening for Brain Tumors
Screening is a method of finding out if you have a disease before you begin to have any symptoms. Screening involves assessing your medical history and lifestyle habits that may increase or decrease your risk of a disease and having tests to identify early signs of a disease.
There are no screening guidelines or tests for brain tumors.
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Last reviewed June 2013 by Mohei Abouzied, MD; Michael Woods, MD
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