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World Brain Tumour Day 2021 Theme, History, Significance, Poster Images, Quotes, Importance and More

World Brain Tumour Day 2021 Theme, History, Significance, Poster Images, Quotes, Importance and More

World Brain Tumour Day is observed on June 8 each year aiming at spreading awareness about the deadly condition that often also leads to brain cancer.

In India, the central nervous system (CNS) tumour cases are evident in 5 to 10 per 100,000 population. Brain tumors can be both cancerous and non cancerous and require appropriate treatment methods.

World Brain Tumor Day: History

World Brain Tumour Day is being observed since the year 2000 after declared by Deutsche Hirntumorhilfe as an international commemoration day. The year 2021 will mark the 20th anniversary of the observation. This special day aims at giving tribute to all brain tumour patients and their families.

What is Brain Tumour

Brain tumor occurs due to unchecked growth of cells which create a formation of abnormal cells that are not required.  There are two main types of tumours, malignant and benign (non-malignant) tumours where benign brain tumors are non-cancerous, while malignant primary brain tumors are cancerous. 

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