NFL players take steps to stop brain tumor symptoms
The National Football League players have taken a number of steps to reduce the symptoms of brain cancer.
The league announced on Tuesday that it will be requiring players to wear a helmet and protective equipment in the first weeks of next season.
The league also said that the players are also required to have annual physicals and get two brain scans a year.NFL Players are also being asked to take daily brain scans to monitor the progress of their cancer.
NFL players who do not have the necessary tests will be required to undergo additional testing and surgery to remove the cancerous tissue.
The NFLPA also announced that the league will conduct an independent survey of its own players to identify any common medical concerns.
The NFLPA said that they will be asking players if they feel they are at risk of having brain cancer, and if they are willing to undergo further testing and treatment.
The union said that players will be asked to provide written evidence of the diagnosis of their tumor.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.