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Brain and Spinal Tumors: Hope Through Research

Author: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
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Course Summary

This course provides information on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Brain and Spinal Tumors.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • What are Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors?
  • What are benign and malignant tumors?
  • What are primary and metastatic tumors?
  • What causes CNS tumors?
  • How many people have these tumors?
  • How are tumors graded?
  • What are the possible symptoms?
  • How are CNS tumors diagnosed?
  • How are brain and spinal cord tumors treated?
  • What is the prognosis?
  • What Research is Being Done?

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the incidence of brain and spinal tumors.
  • Identify the most common symptom of a brain tumor.
  • Identify the purpose of neo-adjuvant therapy.
  • Describe what accounts for half of all CNS tumors.

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