The brain and spinal cord together constitute the central nervous system (CNS). Brain cancer is considered a rare disease. The cancer can occur in any part of the brain or spinal cord. The most common tumors are called gliomas (astrocytoma, anaplastic astrocytoma, or glioblastoma multiforme). Other tumor types include: Oligodendroglioma, Ependymoma, Meningioma, Lymphoma, Schwannoma, and Medulloblastoma.
Consumer health resource providing information on causes, symptoms and treatment.
Summary of informational booklet compiled by the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Provides information of interest to families of patients with brain cancer, as well as offering an overview of the activities of this Australian entity.
Collection of information in a links format with an emphasis on pediatric conditions.
This Harvard affiliate provides information about neurosurgeons, referrals, guest book and links.
Offers information on brain tumor, its diagnosis, and treatment. Covers topics on both benign and malignant adult and pediatric brain tumors.
Provides information on this malignant tumor. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
Provides information on the varying types of tumor and includes a short video.
General consumer health information for this condition.
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