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What is Brain Tumor?
Dr. Mukul Roy
19 Sep 2018
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Brain tumor is the abnormal tumor of brain. This occurs due to the uncontrolled growth of the cells in the brain.

Brain tumor starts with abnormal tumors in brain. Brain tumor is the growth of cells of the brain but in an uncontrolled manner. This leads to the requirement of the surgery which is known as brain tumor surgery. Females are more commonly affected with brain tumors as compared to the males and 80% of the brain tumors are benign and the rest 20% are malignant.


Dr. Mukul Roy

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Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Mukul Roy is a radiation oncologist and Cancer Specialist at Jaslok Hospital in Peddar Road, Mumbai. She is specialized in stereotactic radiotherapy, brachytherapy and therapy simulator and has rich experience in these fields. She completed DNB in Radiotherapy from Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai in 2012 and Fellowship in Uro Oncology from Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai in 2014.
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