Brain tumor - primary - adults: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia - adult brain cancer

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Types of Brain Tumors and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults adult brain cancer


Symptoms of brain tumors vary according to the type of tumor and the location.

Glioblastoma, astrocytoma and meningioma are among the most common brain tumours in adults. Learn more about brain cancer and brain tumour types.

In adults, primary brain tumors are much less common than are secondary brain tumors, in which cancer begins elsewhere and spreads to the brain.

Types of brain and spinal cord tumors include gliomas, meningiomas, medulloblastomas, gangliomas, schwannomas, and.

A primary brain tumor is a group (mass) of abnormal cells that start in the brain.