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BRAIN CANCER

The Brain is located in the cranium and composed by two parts called Hemispheres. It controls most of body's functions and all the sense and is also responsible for emotions, memory and learning.

In addition to the cerebral hemispheres, there are:

  • the Cerebellum, placed under the cerebral hemispheres at the back of the cranium which is responsible for equilibrium
  • the Brain Stem, situated between the hemispheres and the spinal cord
  • the Spinal cord, contained inside the vertebral column

All these parts together constitute the Central Nervous System.

The brain is composed by nerve cells (which transmit nervous                More...

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