For Patients

Receiving the diagnosis of a brain tumor may be the most frightening news anyone can get. It’s only natural to begin learning all one can about brain tumors – causes, symptoms, treatments. We hope you will find some answers at the Preston A. Wells Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy.

Writing NotesUnderstanding diagnosis

After diagnosis, one of the first things people do is research tumors.

Brain tumors are abnormal growths of cells located in the brain, or arising from the coverings of the brain. Tumors are generally separated into two categories:1) primary brain tumors (those arriving within the head itself) or 2) metastatic tumors (tumors that spread from different areas of the body). If you know what type of tumor you or your loved one has, click below to read more about tumor types.

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