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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. Brain Tumors Types (American Brain Tumor Association) - PDF  
    Brain Tumors/Specifics ... Brain Tumors ... American Brain Tumor Association ... PDF ... We have provided detailed information on the most common types of brain tumors as ...
  7. Signs and Symptoms (of a Brain Tumor) (American Brain Tumor Association)  
    Brain tumor symptoms vary from a tumor’s size, type, and location. Here's a list of symptoms and suggestions for reducing their impact on your life. ... Brain ...
  8. Pediatric Brain Tumors (American Brain Tumor Association)  
    If your child is diagnosed with a brain tumor, our resources, patient/survivor community and caregivers can help with support and information.
  9. 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 ...
  10. Brain Tumor Support Groups (American Brain Tumor Association)  
    Brain tumor support groups can improve your emotional well-being and quality of life; and provide information, emotional ...
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