brain tumor

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Noun1.brain tumor - a tumor in the brain
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
glioblastoma, spongioblastoma - a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always fatal
glioma - a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
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Whereas patients with brain neoplasms characteristically have focal neurologic disturbances, it was well recognized before neuroimaging became available that some intracranial space-occupying lesions manifest with neurobehavioral or psychiatric features (15,16).
Congenital brain neoplasms, malformations and other neurological diseases may be associated with hydrocephalus and can develop at almost any time of brain development.
The NCI study also found a doubling of deaths from brain cancer among women with implants, as well as an increase in non-cancerous brain neoplasms.