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Primary brain tumor

Primary brain tumor


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

Review Date 9/4/2015

Updated by: Adam S. Levy, MD, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, The Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.