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Screening for Brain Tumors

The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are administered to people who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions, but do not have any symptoms.

There are no current screening guidelines or tests for brain tumors.

Revision Information

  • Astrocytoma and oligodentroglioma in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: Updated July 17, 2015. Accessed August 17, 2015.

  • Brain and spinal cord tumors in adults. American Cancer Society website. Available at: Accessed August 17, 2015.

  • Meningioma. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: Updated March 30, 2015. Accessed August 17, 2015.

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