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Acoustic Neuroma

An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor that develops on the nerve that connects the ear to the brain. The tumor usually grows slowly. As it grows, it presses against the hearing and balance nerves....
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Anaplastic Tumors

An anaplastic tumor is a malignant type of astrocytoma, which is a glioma (brain tumor) that develops from star-shaped glial cells (astrocytes) that support nerve cells. A highly anaplastic tumor can reproduce quickly and rapidly...
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Aneurysms of the brain

What Are Brain Aneurysms? Brain Aneurysms, sometimes referred to as cerebral aneurysms, are weak areas in the walls of an artery responsible for supplying blood to your brain. In many cases, brain aneurysms cause no...
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Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation or AVMis a congenital disorder of the connections between veins and arteries in the vascular system. The genetic transmission patterns of AVM (if any) are unknown, and AVM is not generally thought to...
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Astrocytoma

Astrocytomas are primary intracranial tumors derived from astrocyte cells of the brain. They may arise in the cerebral hemispheres, in the posterior fossa, in the optic nerve, and rarely, the spinal cord. In almost half...
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Back Pain

What is Back Pain? A wide variety of conditions and injuries can lead to the development of back pain.  It can be caused by physical injury, a skeletal defect, infections or other systemic problems, nerve...
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Brain Lymphoma

A primary brain lymphoma is rare, arising from lymphatic cells found within the brain. They represent less than 1 percent of all central nervous system (CNS) tumors. A brain lymphoma can occur at any age,...
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Brain Tumors

A primary brain tumor is a mass of tissue that is formed by an accumulation of abnormal cells. This abnormal cell division can occur in the following places: Neurons (nerve cells) Glial cells (astrocytes, oligodendrocytes,...
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Carcinomatous Meningitis

Carcinomatous meningitis occurs when cancer cells from the site of a primary tumor, such as from the lung, breast or other site, spread to the meninges, which is the thin layer of tissue that covers...
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