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Reducing Your Risk of Brain Tumors

People who work in high risk jobs should follow safety steps. These jobs include oil refining and rubber manufacturing,
People with cancer outside of the nervous system should follow their treatment plan. It may lower the chances of it spreading to the brain.


About brain tumors. American Brain Tumor Association website. Available at: https://www.abta.org/about-brain-tumors. Accessed July 13, 2021.
Astrocytoma and oligodentroglioma in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/condition/astrocytoma-and-oligodendroglioma-in-adults. Accessed July 13, 2021.
Causes, risk factors, and prevention. American Cancer Society website. Available at: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/brain-spinal-cord-tumors-adults/causes-risks-prevention.html. Accessed July 13, 2021.
Meningioma. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/condition/meningioma. Accessed July 13, 2021.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review Board Rimas Lukas, MD
  • Review Date: 07/2021
  • Update Date: 07/13/2021