Brain Cancer information including risk, prevention, screening, symptoms, research, treatment, and support. Provided by Oncolink - The Web's First Cancer Resource.
When cancer cells spread from one area into the brain, it is called brain metastasis, which is treated differently than a tumor that starts in the brain.
Cancer that starts in the brain is called a primary brain tumor. There are many types of brain tumors, each with a unique prognosis and treatment.