Every year on June 8th, World Brain Tumour Day is observed. The German Brain Tumor Association initiated this campaign, which is now celebrated globally to raise awareness and educate people about brain tumours.
Central Nervous System tumours (including brain tumours) in India ranges from 5-10 per 100,000 population, increasing every year. An IARC (International Association of Cancer Registries) report shows that there are over 28000 brain tumour cases reported each year and more than 24000 people die due to brain tumours annually.
Let’s look at some key information concerning brain tumours, their symptoms, and treatment options. This World Brain Tumour Day, let us #StayAware of the facts.