A brain tumor forms when abnormal cells grow in the tissues of the brain.
Brain tumors can either be:
Brain cancer symptoms may include:
If you or your child is experiencing any of these symptoms, consult a MemorialCare Physician partner.
You are at a greater risk for brain cancer if you:
The causes of primary brain tumors and the ways to prevent them are unknown. Secondary brain tumors (metastatic tumors) are caused by cancer from other parts of the body spreading to the brain.
MemorialCare is proud to provide the highest quality, comprehensive cancer care for adults and children of all ages. Our cancer centers are devoted to improving the lives of residents in Los Angeles County and Orange County, California and beyond.
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