A 47-year-old member asked:
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can having a traumatic brain injury cause one to have some kind of brain cancer later?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Not related: They are two different issues might co-exist.
Answered on Aug 6, 2014
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Dr. Henry Friedman
43 years experience Pediatrics
No: Alhough there have been reports of skull fractures in young children leading to meningiomas, this is not proven gospel.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
No: no reason to be concerned about cancer
Answered on May 23, 2015
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
TBI & Cancer: Not at all likely.
Answered on May 25, 2015

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Not known: Trauma tio brain does not caiue cancer. No toxin that we can identify cause brain cancer.
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Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: If front of the brain is hurt yes can cause rage.
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