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Primary brain tumors include any tumor that arises from the brain structures. Diagnosis depends on brain imaging and histopathology, and treatment often includes a combination of surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy.
Primary malignant brain tumors account for 2 percent of all cancers in U.S. adults. The most common malignant brain tumor is glioblastoma multiforme, and patients with this type of tumor have a poor prognosis. Previous exposure to high-dose ionizing radiation is the only proven environmental risk fa...