Chemotherapy, Radiation and Surgery
Brain tumors are the second most common type of cancers in children, after Leukemia.
The brain is part of the Nervous System, which also includes the eye (Retina), and the main nervous system (Sympathetic Nervous System).
There are about a dozen different types of brain cancers, which can roughly be divided by the following general formula:
|Cell types (for example)||Location (For example||Name (For Example)|
|Astrocytoma, Ependymoma, Medulloblastoma etc.||Cerebram, Brain-stem, Optical-nerve||Glioma, Adenoma, Blastoma, Carcinoma, Sarcoma etc.|
A cancer’s name can be comprised of the cell-type alone or a combination of two or more of the above-mentioned categories. Here are a few common type’s names: