Tumor Types


Acoustic Neuroma

Acoustic neuroma (also called vestibular schwannoma) is a benign (non-cancerous), slow-growing tumor of the 8th cranial nerve (also known as the acoustic or vestibulocochlear nerve) which is responsible for hearing.

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Astrocytoma (Adult-type)

Astrocytomas are tumors that arise from astrocytes—star-shaped cells that make up the “glue-like” or supportive tissue of the brain. They are slow growing and tend to invade surrounding tissue and

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Chondroma is a rare, benign (non-cancerous) tumor that tends to arise at the base of the skull, especially in the area near the pituitary gland. These tumors are generally very

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Choroid Plexus

These tumors arise from brain tissue called the “choroid plexus,” the portion of the brain that makes the fluid which flows around the brain and spine. These tumors come in

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A craniopharyngioma is a tumor arising from small nests of cells near the pituitary stalk. Craniopharyngiomas grow slowly and often become large before they are diagnosed. How malignant they are and

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