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There are many different types of brain tumors that originate in the brain. They are categorized by the type of cell where the tumor begins, or by the area of the brain where they occur. Some tumors begin outside the brain and spread to the brain. Others begin locally in the brain.
At the Stanford Brain Tumor Center, we have a lot of experience treating both common tumors and those that are less common.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.