brain_tumor

Brain tumor

A brain tumor or brain tumour, is an intracranial solid neoplasm, a tumor within the brain.

Brain tumors include all tumors inside the human skull (cranium) or in the central spinal canal. They are created by an abnormal and uncontrolled cell division, usually in the brain itself, but also in lymphatic tissue, in blood vessels, in the cranial nerves, in the brain envelopes (meninges), skull, pituitary gland, or pineal gland.

Brain tumor classification.

Brain tumor epidemiology.

The complex pathophysiology of brain tumor is dependent on various factors, including histology, molecular and chromosomal aberration, tumor-related protein expression, primary versus secondary origin, and host factors 1) 2) 3) 4).

Brain Tumor Clinical Features.

see Intracranial tumor diagnosis.

see Tumor volume.

see Brain tumor treatment.


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2)
Burger PC, Vogel FS, Green SB, Strike TA. Glioblastoma multiforme and anaplastic astrocytoma: pathologic criteria and prognostic implications. Cancer 1985;56:1106 –1111.
3)
Kleihues P, Sobin LH. World Health Organization classification of tumors. Cancer 2000;88:2887.
4)
Kleihues P, Ohgaki H. Phenotype vs genotype in the evolution of astrocytic brain tumors. Toxicol Pathol 2000;28:164 –170.
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