How to Determine if a Brain Tumor is Cancerous (Malignant)

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Last Modified: September 18, 2013

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Question

How can you be sure a brain tumor is not cancerous?

Lisa Lycksell MSN, CRNP Nurse Practitioner at Penn Medicine, responds:

Answer

You can never be sure that a brain tumor isn't cancerous unless it is biopsied.



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