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A primary malignant brain tumor is cancer that begins in the brain. Cancer occurs when abnormal cells grow out of control. These tumors usually grow quickly. They can spread throughout the brain and sometimes to the spinal cord. As the tumors grow, they can affect important brain functions. Brain cancer can be deadly.
There are many types of malignant brain tumors. Treatment depends on tumor type and location in the brain. Treatment includes radiation, surgery, medicines (chemotherapy), or a combination of these.
When you find out that you have cancer, you may feel many emotions and may need some help coping. Seek out family, friends, and counselors for support. You also can do things at home to make yourself feel better while you go through treatment. Call the American Cancer Society (1-800-227-2345) or visit its website at www.cancer.org for more information.
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