Miami Neuroscience Center at Larkin Offers Hope for Those Diagnosed with Brain Tumors

MIAMI- Wednesday, March 20, 2013 –Brain Tumors do not discriminate. Brain Cancer is the Second Leading Cause of Children’s Cancer-Related Deaths in the United States.
A recent study by the American Brain Tumor Association revealed that brain-specific tumors are a risk at any age, but are statistically more frequent in children and older adults. Metastatic brain tumors – those that begin as a cancer elsewhere in the body and spread to the brain – are more common in adults than children. News of television icon Valerie Harper’s diagnosis has renewed interest in the devastating diagnosis of Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis. Understanding the symptoms and what to do if you or a loved one is diagnosed could make all the difference in battling the challenging disease.
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