CTE on the Brain

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  • CTE in the News
  • What Is CTE?
  • What CTE Does to the Brain
  • CTE Symptoms
  • Diagnosing CTE
  • Concussions and Brain Trauma
  • The State of NFL Players’ Mental Health
  • Suicide and CTE
  • Black Athletes and CTE

CTE in the News

In the past few weeks, four former NFL players — Mark Duper, Tony Dorsett, Joe DeLamielleure and Leonard Marshall — have said they've been diagnosed with the early stages of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also called CTE. But what exactly is this brain disorder? Learn more about CTE and how it impacts players’ health. —Kellee Terrell

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