Cancer itself is a very dangerous disease a person can get, a brain cancer is a one of types of cancer which affects a person’s brain and can lead to death when it should not cure in initial stage in a person.
Brain cancer mostly affects the children, males with age group around 20-39 and then can also affect the women with a group around 20-39 years.
Nowadays there are lots of people in our society which are suffering from the brain cancer. Brain cancer can be treated if right treatment is taken in initial stage of disease.
Several Causes of Brain Cancer
Central nervous system of the body has made up of two major parts, spinal cord and the brain. Brain cancer is caused when abnormal cells growth take place. In regard of brain cancer this abnormal growth occurs in the brain or this abnormal growth of cells gets attached to the spinal growth.
There are various factors which cause brain cancer, some of them are mentioned below-
Injury in head– if a person had an accident which gave a serious injury to him/ her, regardless of how long ago you got that injury, then there is more chance of getting cancer in your brain.
Due to Family History– if there is anyone in your family which has cancer already then the chances of getting cancer to you also gets increase.
Due to medical treatments– even some of the medical treatments can cause tumors in a person. Some of the rays like- X-rays etc. can lead to develop tumor in your body, these dental X-rays emits lots of radiations which causes brain tumors.
Due to environmental factors– some environmental factors can also cause brain cancer in a person, e.g. ionizing radiation causes brain tumor to develop.
Some Symptoms of Brain Cancer
Some of the common brain cancer symptoms are seizures, often get headache, depression, fatigue, motor and sensory loss, blood clotting, loss in hearing and vision in a person.
When tumor gets attached to the spine, then these following symptoms can be seen in a person-
Backache, weakness in legs and inability in walk can be seen in a person.
Ways to Diagnosing Of Brain Cancer
If you are suspected to have brain cancer, and you see some of the symptoms of brain cancer in your body, then should go for check- up for this. There are lots of tests in hospitals, for detecting the brain cancer in a person.
By Lab Tests –
This lab tests are one of the common tests to determine you have cancer in brain or not, this lab tests include below tests-
- Lumber Test:- In this Lumber test, a patient lays completely still on their side and then a sample of cerebrospinal fluid from the spinal cord of the person is taken. This fluid will be used to check the levels of tumor cells, infections, blood and proteins.
- Evoked Potentials:- In this test the electrical activity of the nerves is checked by using the small electrical nodes.
Biomarker Research –
This test is done to check the biological markers in body fluids to determine if a person has tumor or not.
It is also done to check the risk of developing brain cancer in a person.
If you ever see any of the above symptoms of brain cancer in your body, then you should go to the hospital and do a check- up for the same, because in its initial stages, cancer can be treated but later it cannot be cure and person can lead to death.