A tumor, or neoplasm, is a mass of abnormal cells that grows at an uncontrolled pace, crowding out and destroying normal tissue. Primary brain tumors arise in various regions of the central nervous system (CNS). Metastatic brain tumors are malignant growths that are formed by cancer cells originating in a different region or organ in the body.
Symptoms may include:
Cancers of the lung, breast, skin, and kidneys are the most common cause of metastatic brain tumors.
Treatment may include:
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