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How does a brain tumor develop?

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"It's not a TOOOOMAH!" ...

Here's what I found - A brain tumor is an abnormal mass of tissue in which some cells grow and multiply uncontrollably, apparently unregulated by the mechanisms that control normal cells. The growth of a tumor takes up space within the skull and interferes with normal brain activity. A tumor can cause damage by increasing pressure in the brain, by shifting the brain or pushing against the skull, and by invading and damaging nerves and healthy brain tissue. The location of a brain tumor influences the type of symptoms that occur. This is because different functions are controlled by different parts of the brain. Brain tumors rarely metastasize (spread) to other parts of the body outside of the central nervous system (CNS). The CNS includes the brain and spinal cord.

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Perfect and correct answer.
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Thanks :-)
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You sounded just like my doctor. I had mine zapped a couple of years ago via Cyberknife.
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Well that was a copy and paste haha
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Glad to hear you're fixed!
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Thanks Tony, it was benign but it still had to go.
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no one really knows for sure but traumatic injury to the head could be one of the very common causes also genes, if that persons family has a long history of brain tumors it is very likely it could get passed down from generation to generation

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There are many things can can cause a brain tumor; exposure to certain environmental chemicals, the excessive use of cell phones held close to the ear, and head trauma or injury.

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