About Brain Tumors
Written by: SERO Board-Certified Physicians
Brain tumors cause damage because, as they grow, they can interfere with surrounding cells that serve vital roles in our everyday life. Most brain and spinal cord tumors have no known risk factors and occur for no apparent reason. There are no known proven ways to prevent these tumors. Various types of brain tumors exist; however, according to John Hopkins Medicine, meningioma is the most common type of brain tumor.
What To Know
- There are various treatment options for brain tumors
- Ongoing research is constantly exploring better ways to treat brain tumors
- Brain tumor treatment depends on tumor type, size, location and more
- Radiation therapy can be used to treat brain tumors