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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Blood brain barrier: Among the more common tumor, exogenous factors are frequent. Breast, prostate and lymphoma mostly viral in origin, same for vial sarcomas, squamous h ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Liu
19 years experience Neurosurgery
Uncommon.: But they can occur.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Incidence: Two usual peaks of incidence, children and older adults, but could occur at any age. Not clear why.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Primary tumors: are rare PERIOD. In the 30-40 age group, there is actually an uptick in the incidence of astrocytomas and multifocal glioblastomas, though I am not c ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Very very very low: There are many kinds of brain tumors, and many are benign. The odds of an otherwise young, healthy adult having any brain tumor in their life time ar ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, they are rare.: Brain tumors occur more commonly in children and those over 40.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Maybe: Some primary brain tumors, if complete removed, may be curable. Brain metastasis, though sometimes resectable, are an indication of an incurable cance ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
Simply age: Cancer is very rare in children, and relatively common in adults. So children rarely have a "chance" to have a cancer elsewhere in the body which can ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
From a report?: I believe that the wording means the following: "Solitary brain metastasis is in the differential if got known primary--metastasis." This means: of ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Mets : In adults, metastases from other places are far more common than primary brain cancer by 10 to 1. Lung, breast, kidney, and melanoma are common offen ... Read More

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