Types of Tumors

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There are over 120 types of brain tumors. The most common are listed below.


A note regarding prognosis (prediction of life expectancy):  While we have included prognosis information for some types of tumors, each person’s tumor is different. Emerging information about biological differences in tumors may explain why outcomes for some people are different than others. We recommend that you discuss prognosis for your specific tumor type with your physician.

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