This category is for all types of benign tumors that affect the brain, meninges (coverings of the brain), spinal cord and nerves. Malignant brain tumors are found at Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cancer: Brain Tumors.
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American Brain Tumor Association
Supports patients and families; encourages research. Primer of brain tumors, dictionary of medical terms, guide on living with tumors, treatment information, advice on clinical trials, newsletter, conference listings, and other resources.
Collection of medical literature references about brain tumors including experimental treatments and alternative therapies.
eMedicine: Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
Article by Simon Lo, MD provides details about the disease. Includes staging, testing, treatment options, and pictures.
Meningioma Support and Information
Forums, chats and collected web resources on meningiomas, which are brain tumors that arise contiguously to the meninges.
NHS Choices: Benign Brain Tumour
Provides information on this abnormal growth of cells in the brain. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
A Primer of Brain Tumors
Reference manual for patients covers brain anatomy and the terminology, diagnosis, and treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors.
WHO Classification of Tumors Affecting the Central Nervous System
The World Health Organization classification of tumors affecting the central nervous system.
Last update:October 29, 2015 at 16:15:03 UTC