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Brain Cancer 

Brain Cancer
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Brain Cancer
Author(s):

Alan D. Valentine

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199988730.003.0017
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date: 05 June 2020

This chapter discusses the psychiatric effects of primary and metastatic brain tumors that present challenges for patients, caregivers, and clinicians. The emotional burden is considerable. It is unclear whether the neuropsychiatric sequelae of primary and metastatic brain tumors are distinctly different. From a clinical standpoint, they both result from brain injury.

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