Types of Brain Tumors

Types of Brain Tumors

Types of brain tumors…

Brain tumors are cells that grow uncontrollably in the skull area. These tumors can form inside the brain as well as originate from the tissues around the brain and grow into the skull. Not all brain tumors are cancerous.

Brain tumors are basically separeted two different groups. These are Benign Tumors and Malignant Tumors. In addition, brain tumors are separeted different classes according to their shape and the region where they are formed.

Types of Benign Brain Tumors

Benign brain tumors do not contain cancerous cells. Does not usually repeat after surgical removal

Types of Malignant Brain Tumors

Malignant brain tumors are more dangerous than benign brain tumors. It can be life threatening. It usually tends to spread quickly.

Pediatric Brain Tumors

Brain tumors seen in children are different from those seen in adults.

The most common pediatric brain tumors are medulloblastoma, low-grade astrocytoma, ependymoma, craniopharyngioma, and brainstem gliomas.