Brain Tumors

Tumors of the Nervous System are categorized as follows:

I.  Central Nervous System (CNS)
II. Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
A. Benign (non-cancerous)
B. Malignant (cancerous)
i. 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.)
ii. Metastatic (arising from cells outside of the Nervous System

 Naples Brain Tumor Support Group

2nd Tues each Month

Ann Balcom 436-5467

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

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