Brain Tumors

About brain tumors

No one knows what causes brain tumors. There are only a few known  factors that have been create by research. Children who do radiation to the head have a higher risk of developing a brain tumor as adults.


Brain cancer can have a wide variety of symptoms including seizures, sleepiness, confusion, and behavioral changes. Not all brain tumors are cancerous, and benign tumors can result in similar symptoms.

Possible causes

None to be recorded

Cancer growth

Stages of tumors

Stage,TNM,TNM classifications,determining

Metastasize-spread to other organs


Treatment for brain cancer should be individualized for each patient. Treatment regimens are based on the patient's age and health as well as the size, location, type, and grade of the tumor. In most cases of brain cancer, radiation , and chemotherapy

  • Irinotecan-
  • Cisplatin-
  • Carboplatin-
  • Methotrexate-
  • Etoposide-
  • Bleomycin-
  • Vinblastine-
  • Actinomycin -
  • Dactinomycin-
  • Cyclophosphamide-
  • Ifosfamide-

are the main types of treatment.


Depends how big the tumor.

remission- stops growing

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