A meningioma is a tumor that forms on membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord just inside the skull.
Specifically, the tumor forms on the three layers of membranes that are called meninges.
These tumors are often slow-growing. As many as 90% are benign (not cancerous).
Most meningiomas occur in the brain. But they can also grow on parts of the spinal cord.
Often, meningiomas cause no symptoms and require no immediate treatment. But the growth of benign meningiomas can cause serious problems...
IETF (International Essential Tremor Foundation)
The International Essential Tremor Foundation was created to provide information, services, and support to individuals and families affected by essential tremor (ET). The organization encourages and promotes research in an effort to determine the causes, treatment and, ultimately, the cure for ET. IETF is the only worldwide organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those whose daily lives are challenged by ET.
WE MOVE The WE MOVE Web Site is the Internet's most comprehensive resource for movement disorder information and the hub of movement disorder activities on the Web.
The Parkinson's Institute
The Parkinson's Institute is an independent, not-for-profit organization conducting patient care and research activities in the neurological specialty area of movement disorders. Their mission is to find the cause and cure for these disorders, to investigate better treatment and diagnostic tools, and to develop prevention strategies. Doctors at the Institute focus solely on movement disorders; in fact, the Institute was founded to provide patient services and carry out medical research for these difficult diseases.
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