Brain Tumors

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. A metastatic brain tumor is cancer that started in another part of the body and has spread to the brain. ... is called cancer of unknown primary (CUP). Growing brain tumors can place pressure on nearby parts of the ...
  4. A brain tumor is a group (mass) of abnormal cells that grow in the brain. This article focuses on primary brain tumors in children.
  5. A primary brain tumor is a group (mass) of abnormal cells that start in the brain. ... Primary brain tumors include any tumor that starts in the brain. Primary brain tumors can start from brain cells, the ...
  6. Pediatric Brain Tumors (American Brain Tumor Association)  
    Childhood Brain Tumors/Start Here ... Childhood Brain Tumors ... American Brain Tumor Association
  7. Types of Brain Tumors (American Brain Tumor Association) - PDF  
    Brain Tumors/Specifics ... Brain Tumors ... American Brain Tumor Association ... PDF
  8. Drugs Approved for Brain Tumors From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... drugs approved by the FDA for use in brain tumors. The drug names link to NCI's Cancer Drug ...
  9. Signs & Symptoms (of Brain Tumors) (American Brain Tumor Association)  
    Brain Tumors/Symptoms ... Brain Tumors ... American Brain Tumor Association
  10. Learning about the possible symptoms of a brain tumor can help you know when to tell a doctor about them. ... Spotlight on Brain Tumors
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