Brain Cancer Risk Factors
causes of brain cancer are not well known, but some factors are clearly suspected in its development:
history of glioma - you
are at greater risk of brain cancer if your family has a history of glioma, a tumor that arises from
the supportive tissue of the
brain or the spine.
although the disease can knock on one’s door at any age, brain cancer is more common among adults aged over
40 and children aged 3 to 12 years
tumors are more common in men than women;
exposure to ionizing radiation, formaldehyde, vinyl chloride and acrylonitrile can significantly increases
your chance of suffering from brain cancer.
infection - AIDS /
HIV patients are at risk of developing a form of brain cancer called primary central nervous system
- Cigarette smoking – cigarette
smoke is the enemy of all organs in your body, including your brain.
Although the following are not proven, they also
considered as risk factors of brain cancer:
- Prolonged cell phone