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Primary Brain Cancer

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Brain cancer is a disease of the brain in which cancer cells appear in the brain tissue. When these cancer cells form a tumor it can interfere with important functions of the brain such as memory and control of muscles. According to the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society, brain cancer occurs uncommonly and will develop in approximately 22,850 people per year, with and estimate of 15,320 deaths. Primary brain tumors begin when normal cells develop errors or mutations in their DNA. These mutations allow these cells to grow and divide at faster rates causing a result in a mass of abnormal cells that form a tumor. Secondary brain tumors are more common than primary brain tumors and most often occur in people who already
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