World Brain Tumor Day Quick Facts

Event NameWorld Brain Tumor Day ()
Event Started2000
Event LevelInternational Day
Observed byGerman Brain Tumor Association

World Brain Tumor Day Brief

Every year 'World Brain Tumor Day' i.e. 'World Brain Tumor Day' is celebrated in different countries of the world on 8th June.

World Brain Tumor Day History

Celebration of this day started from 2000 AD by the German Brain Tumor Association to focus on the problems of brain tumor patients and to solve their problems. In this Organization, representatives of a Total of 15 countries decided to organize this day together. It is a non-profit organization to spread education and public awareness about brain Tumours.

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What is a Brain Tumor?

Brain cancer ie brain tumor is a very dangerous disease. When there is unnecessary growth of cells in the body, but then the body does not need these unnecessary growth cells. This stage itself is known as cancer. The growth of abnormal cells that arise in any part of the brain appears as a "Brain Tumour".

There are mainly two types of tumors, such as malignant tumors and benign tumors. Surgery is the main treatment. By the way, the frequency of this cancer can be seen more after 60 years. But some of its cases are also seen at the age of 3 to 12 or 15 years.

Symptoms of Brain Tumor:

The symptoms of a brain tumor arise on the basis of changes in the part of the brain. Some common symptoms may include headache, seizures, vision problems, vomiting and mental changes. The patient may feel headaches and vomiting in the morning. Very specific problems such as trouble walking, speaking, and senses may occur.

Brain Tumor treatment:

The Doctor may recommend treatment depending on the type, grade, and location of the tumor and the general health of the patient.

  • Surgery/Surgery.
  • Radiotherapy.
  • chemotherapy.
  • steroids.
  • Anti-seizure drugs.
  • Ventricular peritoneal shunt.

Important facts about Brain Tumor:

  • Brain tumor can occur at any age.
  • The exact cause of brain tumor is not clear.
  • The symptoms of brain tumors depend on their size, type and location.
  • The most common types of primary brain tumors among adults are astrocytoma, meningioma, and oligodendroglioma.
  • The most common types of brain tumors found in children are medulloblastoma, grade one or grade two astrocytoma, (or glioma) ependymoma and brain stem glioma.
  • The risk factors for being diagnosed with a brain tumor can be family history and a high number of X-rays.
  • The diagnosis of brain tumor is done by the doctor on the basis of medical history, physical examination and various important tests of brain and nervous system.
  • Alternative treatments for brain tumors include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy or a combination of treatments.

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05 JuneWorld Environment Day - International Day
08 JuneWorld Ocean Day - International Day
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12 JuneWorld Child Labor Prohibition Day - International Day
14 JuneWorld Blood Donation Day - International Day
17 JuneWorld Desert and Drought Prevention Day - International Day
18 JuneInternational Picnic Day - International Day
18 JuneGoa Revolution Day - National Day
19 JuneWorld Ethnic Day - International Day
20 JuneWorld Refugee Day - International Day
21 JuneInternational Yoga Day - International Day
21 JuneWorld Music Day - International Day
23 JuneUnited Nations Public Service Day - International Day
23 JuneInternational Widows Day - International Day
26 JuneInternational Drug and Drug Abuse Day - International Day
29 JuneNational Statistics Day - National Day
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World Brain Tumor Day FAQs:

World Brain Tumor Day is observed every year on 08 June.

Yes, World Brain Tumor Day is an International Day that is celebrated every year on June all over the World.

World Brain Tumor Day started on 2000.

World Brain Tumor Day is observed every year by German Brain Tumor Association.

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