OverviewA 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.