B R A I N   T U M O R S

Tumors of the Nervous System are categorized as follows:

  1. Naples Brain Tumor Support Group

    2nd Tues each Month

    Ann Balcom  436-5467

    Central Nervous System (CNS)
  2. Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
    1. Benign (non-cancerous)
    2. Malignant (cancerous)
      1. Primary (arising from nerve cells known as Neurons, or their supporting cells known as Glial and Schwann cells.) See World Health Organization Classification of all types.)
      2. Metastatic (arising from cells outside of the Nervous System

The following WEB Sites contain enormous
literature and references for this section.


American Brain Tumor Society

Four Star site!

Brain Tumor Virtual Trial (Join the Study!)

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Radiation Therapy Services

Clinical Trials
and Noteworthy Treatments for
Brain Tumors

B-Class Brain Tumor Data Library by Masaharu Amagasa
(Most extensive listing of Brain tumors by each specific type)
Brain Tumor Research Center (BTRC)
University of California, San Francisco
Metastatic tumors of the brain.
NYU Medical Center Department of Neurological Surgery
Stereotactic Surgery  University of Iowa