Brain Tumors: Types, Causes, Symptoms & Side Effects


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How is a tumor different from cancer?

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1. What is a glioma?

2. What causes tumors?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessments to quickly gauge your understanding of brain tumors and reasons why they occur. Topics you will need to know for the quiz include causes of brain tumors and treatments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review the following:

  • Definition of glioma
  • Causes of a tumor
  • Differences between tumors and cancer
  • Symptoms of brain tumors

Skills Practiced

You can use these tools to test out the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on brain tumors
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the symptoms of brain tumors
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the treatments for brain tumors and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson called Brain Tumors: Types, Causes, Symptoms & Side Effects. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify characteristics of tumors
  • Compare and contrast tumors and cancer
  • Learn about the different types of brain tumors
  • Examine how brain tumors and cancer are treated