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Types of Tumors

 

Acoustic Neuroma

Acoustic NeuromaAn acoustic neuroma is a benign, slow-growing tumor on the acoustic nerve (the eighth cranial nerve), which connects the ear to the brain.

Astrocytoma

Astrocytoma is a type of brain tumor originating in astrocytes, a type of star-shaped glial cell in the cerebrum.
Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor (ATRT) is a high-grade malignant tumor...
Chordoma is a type of bone cancer that usually occurs at the base of the skull or at any point...
Lymphoma is cancer of the lymphatic cells (white blood cells, in particular).
Craniopharyngioma is a type of benign (non-cancerous), slow-growing tumor that develops...
Dermoid is a collective term used to describe a variety of inclusion cysts, cellular growths...
Epidermoid cysts can occur anywhere in the body, and sometimes occur in the brain...
In medical terms, a germinoma is a type of germ cell tumor.
Glioblastoma, also known as glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is a type of astrocytoma...
Glioma is the name of several types of tumors that originate in the glial cells...
Medulloblastoma is a high-grade, fast-growing central nervous system (CNS) tumor...
Meningiomas are brain tumors in the arachnoid mater or spidery layer in the meninges...
Oligodendrogliomas originate in the oligodendrocytes, a glial precursor cell.
The pineal gland is a small endocrine gland in the center of the brain...
The pituitary gland, about the size of a pea, is an endocrine gland...
Primitive neuroectodermal tumors (PNETs) are tumors that arise in undeveloped...
TA schwannoma is a tumor that develops in the Schwann cells of the myelin...