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A brain tumor is a growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly. Some are primary brain tumors, which start in the brain. Others are metastatic, and they start somewhere else in the body and move to the brain.

Brain tumors can cause many symptoms. Some of the most common are

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  1. Brain Tumors (National Library of Medicine)  
    A brain tumor is a growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or ... cancer cells that grow quickly. Some are primary brain tumors, which start in the brain. Others are metastatic, ...
  2. Childhood Brain Tumors (National Library of Medicine)  
    Brain tumors are abnormal growths inside the skull. They are among the most common types of childhood cancers. ... neurological exams, lab tests, and imaging to diagnose brain tumors. Most childhood brain tumors are diagnosed and removed ...
  3. Brain tumor - metastatic (secondary); Cancer - brain tumor (metastatic) ... called cancer of unknown primary (CUP) origin. Growing brain tumors can place pressure on nearby parts of the ...
  4. ... children; Neuroglioma - children; Oligodendroglioma - children; Meningioma - children; Cancer - brain tumor (children) ... The cause of primary brain tumors is unknown. Primary brain tumors ... (spread to nearby areas) Cancerous (malignant) Brain tumors are ...
  5. ... Vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma) - adults; Meningioma - adults; Cancer - brain tumor (adults) ... A primary brain tumor is a group (mass) of abnormal cells that start in the brain.
  6. General Information about Adult Brain Tumors From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... chance of recovery) and treatment options. An adult brain tumor is a disease in which abnormal cells form ... PDQ summary on Primary CNS Lymphoma Treatment . A brain tumor that starts in another part of the body ...
  7. Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation)  
    ... in the United States are diagnosed with a brain tumor We offer emotional and educational support to help ... LEARN MORE Largest non-governmental funder of childhood brain tumor research in the world We fund innovative research ...
  8. Treatment Options by Type of Adult Brain Tumor From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Treatment Options by Type of Adult Brain Tumor Astrocytic Tumors Brain Stem Gliomas Treatment of brain stem gliomas may include the following: Radiation therapy . Check for U.S. clinical trials from ...
  9. Understanding Brain Tumors (National Brain Tumor Society)  
    ... to Know About Brain Tumors . What is a Brain Tumor? A brain tumor is an abnormal growth
of ... Tumors” from Frankly Speaking Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Brain Tumors Download the full book Questions to ask before ...
  10. Stages of Adult Brain Tumors From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Search for Clinical Trials NCI Publications Español Adult Brain Tumors Treatment (PDQ®) Stages of Adult Brain Tumors Key Points for This Section There is no ...
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