Brain tumor - children

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

This article focuses on primary brain tumors in children.

Brain

The major areas of the brain have one or more specific functions.

Primary brain tumor

A primary brain tumor is a mass created by the growth or uncontrolled proliferation of cells in the brain.

Causes

Symptoms

Exams and Tests

Treatment

Support Groups

Outlook (Prognosis)

When to Contact a Medical Professional