Disease Information

Brain Tumor, Adult: General & Other

Adult Central Nervous System Tumors Treatment

Brain and spinal cord tumors (also called central nervous system (CNS) tumors) include astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma, mixed glioma, ependymoma, medulloblastoma, meningioma, germ cell, and craniopharyngioma. Metastatic brain tumors spread to the brain from other parts of the body. Treatments include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, surveillance, and targeted therapy. Learn more in this expert-reviewed summary.


Neuroblastoma Treatment

Neuroblastoma is a type of cancer that forms in immature nerve tissue (called neuroblasts) in the adrenal glands, neck, chest, or spinal cord. Get information about newly diagnosed and recurrent neuroblastoma including symptoms, tests to diagnose, prognosis and treatment in this expert-reviewed summary.

Neuroblastoma Screening

Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for neuroblastoma.

Pituitary Tumor

Pituitary Tumors Treatment

Treatment for pituitary tumors depends on the type of tumor and the type of excess hormones it may make. Many pituitary tumors can be removed by surgery. Pituitary tumors are also often treated with drug medications to stop excess hormone production. Learn more about treatment options for pituitary tumors.