Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Brain Cancer Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Brain Cancer

  1. General Information

    Note: Information on brain tumors in children is available in the PDQ summary on Childhood Brain Tumor Treatment. Note: Estimated new cases and deaths from brain and other nervous system tumors in the United States in 2006:[ 1 ] New cases: 18,820. Deaths: 12,820. Brain tumors account for 85% to 90% of all primary central nervous system (CNS) tumors.[ 2 ] Available registry data from the ...

  2. Brain Tumors,General

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Brain Tumors, General 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. ...

  3. Brain Cancer and Gliomas

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

  4. Germ Cell Tumors

    The prognosis and treatment of patients with germ cell tumors-which include germinoma,embryonal carcinoma,choriocarcinoma,and teratoma-depend on tumor histology,tumor location,presence and amount of biological markers,and surgical resectability.[ 1,2 ] (Refer to the Germ cell tumors section in the classification section of this summary for more information.) References: Edwards MS,...

  5. More Information

    ABOUT PDQ PDQ® - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database. Full description of the NCI PDQ database. ADDITIONAL PDQ SUMMARIES PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Adult Treatment Treatment options for adult cancers. PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Pediatric Treatment Treatment options for childhood cancers. PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Supportive Care Side effects of cancer treatment,...

  6. Recurrent Brain Tumors

    STANDARD TREATMENT OPTIONS: Surgery alone or in conjunction with chemotherapy.[ 1,2,3 ] Radiation therapy if not previously used,alone or with chemotherapy. Interstitial radiation therapy.[ 4 ] Chemotherapy.[ 5 ] In a nonrandomized trial of patients with recurrent anaplastic oligodendrogliomas and oligoastrocytomas,significant response rates (i.e.,29% complete response and 29% partial ...

  7. More Information

    ABOUT PDQ PDQ® - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database. Full description of the NCI PDQ database. ADDITIONAL PDQ SUMMARIES PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Adult Treatment Treatment options for adult cancers. PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Pediatric Treatment Treatment options for childhood cancers. PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Supportive Care Side effects of cancer treatment,...

  8. Pineal Astrocytic Tumors

    Depending on the degree of anaplasia,pineal astrocytomas vary in prognoses. Higher grades have worse prognoses. (Refer to the Astrocytic tumors section in the classification section of this summary for more information.) STANDARD TREATMENT OPTIONS: Surgery plus radiation therapy for patients with pilocytic or diffuse astrocytoma.[ 1,2 ] Surgery plus radiation therapy and chemotherapy for ...

  9. More Information

    ABOUT PDQ PDQ® - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database. Full description of the NCI PDQ database. ADDITIONAL PDQ SUMMARIES PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Adult Treatment Treatment options for adult cancers. PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Pediatric Treatment Treatment options for childhood cancers. PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Supportive and Palliative Care Side effects of cancer ...

  10. More Information

    ABOUT PDQ PDQ® - NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database. Full description of the NCI PDQ database. ADDITIONAL PDQ SUMMARIES PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Adult Treatment Treatment options for adult cancers. PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Pediatric Treatment Treatment options for childhood cancers. PDQ® Cancer Information Summaries: Supportive Care Side effects of cancer treatment,...

Displaying 141 - 150 of 226 Articles << Prev Page 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Next >>

Today on WebMD

human brain xray
Article
Computed Tomography CT Scan Of The Head
Article
 
Integrative Medicine Cancer Quiz
Article
what is your cancer risk
Health Check
 

Malignant Gliomas
Article
Pets Improve Your Health
SLIDESHOW
 
Headache Emergencies
Video
life after a brain tumor
VIDEO
 

Would you consider trying alternative or complementary therapies?


WebMD Special Sections