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Brain Tumor

Definition of brain tumor: The growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. Brain tumors can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer). 

See the online booklet What You Need To Know About™ Brain Tumors to learn about brain tumor symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and questions to ask the doctor.

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