Brain Cancer Medical Reference
- What Is DIPG?
Only a few hundred children each year get diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG. This rare cancer almost always affects young people, and it can spread quickly. Find out the early warning signs, how DIPG is diagnosed, and which treatments may relieve symptoms and help children with this cancer live longer.
- Types of Noncancerous Brain Tumors
Noncancerous brain tumors don't spread, but they can grow and cause symptoms. Learn about the different types of brain tumors and what causes them.
Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of ependymomas, a type of spine and brain cancer that affects children and adults.
- Children's Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Children’s brain and spinal cord tumors can affect learning, speech, vision, and more. Learn what causes them and what puts a child at risk.
- What Are Pituitary Gland Tumors?
Pituitary gland tumors aren’t usually cancer, but they can cause serious problems. Learn what causes them, what the symptoms look like, and how they’re treated.
- What Is Astrocytoma?
WebMD explains types of astrocytoma tumors, which are found in the brain, and how they are treated.
- Types of Brain Cancer
Start here to learn about types of brain cancer, or brain tumors, and how they are treated.
- What Is Glioblastoma?
Glioblastoma is an aggressive type of brain cancer. Learn about what causes it, symptoms, treatments, and more.
WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of meningioma, a type of benign brain tumor.
- Brain Tumors in Adults
WebMD explains malignant and benign brain tumors, including risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
- Brain Cancer and Gliomas
WebMD explains the symptoms, prognosis, and treatment of malignant glioma, a broad category of brain and spinal cord tumors.
- Home Care for Brain Cancer
WebMD explains aspects of home care for someone with brain cancer.
- 10 Questions to Ask Doctor About Brain Cancer
If you have been diagnosed with brain cancer, consider asking your doctor these 10 questions.
- Brain Cancer
Learn more about the basics of brain cancer, including types of tumors, from the experts at WebMD.
- Brain Cancer Treatment
Learn more from WebMD about brain cancer treatment, including surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.
- Brain Cancer Symptoms
WebMD explains the symptoms of brain cancer and when to seek emergency medical care.
- Diagnosing Brain Cancer