World Brain Tumor Day
World Brain Tumor Day is celebrated annually on June 8. This day was set aside to be celebrated globally by an association based in Germany. World Brain Tumor Day helps raise awareness about brain tumors, a type of cancer that is not common. It is also a day that helps the people who are suffering from brain tumors face their challenges.
Brain tumors occur when the cells in the brain multiply in an abnormal way or a way that cannot be controlled. The tumor can be malignant, meaning it is cancerous, or it can be non-cancerous (benign). The tumors are graded from 1 to 4 and this depends on their location, how fast the cells are multiplying and the spread to adjacent areas/organs.