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    Medical Reference Related to Brain Cancer

    1. What Is Glioblastoma?

      Learn about glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer, and its symptoms and treatment.

    2. Types of Brain Cancer

      Start here to learn about types of brain cancer, or brain tumors, and how they are treated.

    3. Home Care for Brain Cancer

      WebMD offers help for caring for someone with brain cancer at home.

    4. Brain Cancer Treatment

      Learn more from WebMD about brain cancer treatment, including surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.

    5. Brain Cancer Symptoms

      WebMD explains the symptoms of brain cancer and when to seek emergency medical care.

    6. Brain Cancer and Gliomas

      Learn all about the symptoms, prognosis, and treatment of malignant glioma, a broad category of brain and spinal cord tumors.

    7. What Is Astrocytoma?

      There are several types of astrocytoma, a brain cancer. Learn about them and how they are treated.

    8. Childhood Brain Stem Glioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - General Information About Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors

      A childhood brain or spinal cord tumor is a disease in which abnormal cells form in the tissues of the brain or spinal cord. There are many types of childhood brain and spinal cord tumors. The tumors are formed by the abnormal growth of cells and may begin in different areas of the brain or spinal cord. Tumors may be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Together,the brain and ...

    9. Neuroblastoma Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - nci_ncicdr0000062680-nci-header

      This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http://cancer.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors Treatment Overview

    10. Neuroblastoma Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - General Information About Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors

      Dramatic improvements in survival have been achieved for children and adolescents with cancer. Between 1975 and 2002, childhood cancer mortality decreased by more than 50%.[1] Childhood and adolescent cancer survivors require close follow-up because cancer therapy side effects may persist or develop months or years after treatment. Refer to the PDQ summary on Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer for specific information about the incidence, type, and monitoring of late effects in childhood and adolescent cancer survivors.Primary brain tumors are a diverse group of diseases that together constitute the most common solid tumor of childhood. Brain tumors are classified according to histology, but tumor location and extent of spread are important factors that affect treatment and prognosis. Immunohistochemical analysis, cytogenetic and molecular genetic findings, and measures of mitotic activity are increasingly used in tumor diagnosis and classification.IncidencePrimary central

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