Illustration of a brain tumor

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)  
    ... Childhood Craniopharyngioma Treatment Childhood Ependymoma Treatment Research Adult Brain Tumors Treatment (PDQ®) General Information About Adult Brain Tumors ...
  7. Stages of Adult Brain Tumors From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Childhood Craniopharyngioma Treatment Childhood Ependymoma Treatment Research Adult Brain Tumors Treatment (PDQ®) General Information About Adult Brain Tumors ...
  8. Children's Brain Tumor Foundation (Children's Brain Tumor Foundation)  
    Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation, A non-profit organization, was founded in 1988 by dedicated parents, physicians and friends. Our mission ... Learn more New Jersey Walk to End Children's Brain Tumors JOIN US AT THE 2015 New Jersey WALK ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. Understanding Brain Tumors (National Brain Tumor Society)  
    ... to Know About Brain Tumors . What is a Brain Tumor? A brain tumor is an abnormal growth
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