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    Medical Reference Related to Brain Cancer

    1. Brain Cancer Clinical Trials

      Is participation in a clinical trial right for you? Learn more about brain cancer research and how you can get involved.

    2. 10 Questions to Ask Doctor About Brain Cancer

      If you have been diagnosed with brain cancer, consider asking your doctor these 10 questions.

    3. What Is Glioblastoma?

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

    4. Types of Brain Cancer

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

    5. Home Care for Brain Cancer

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

    6. Brain Cancer Symptoms

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

    7. Brain Cancer and Gliomas

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

    8. What Is Astrocytoma?

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

    9. Childhood Astrocytomas Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Stage Information for Childhood Ependymoma

      Although there is no formal staging system, ependymomas can be divided into supratentorial, infratentorial, and spinal tumors. In children, approximately 30% of childhood ependymomas arise in supratentorial regions of the brain and 70% in the posterior fossa.[1,2,3] They usually originate in the ependymal linings of ventricles or central canal or ventriculus terminalis of the spinal cord, and have access to the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF). Therefore, these tumors may spread throughout the neuraxis, although dissemination is noted in less than 10% of patients with Grade II and Grade III ependymomas. Myxopapillary ependymomas are more likely to disseminate to the nervous system early in the course of illness. Every patient with ependymoma should be evaluated with diagnostic imaging of the spinal cord and whole brain. This is ideally done prior to surgery to avoid confusion with postoperative blood. The most sensitive method available for evaluating spinal cord subarachnoid metastasis

    10. Meningioma

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Meningioma is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

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