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I wanted to know whether brain-tumor is a cancer of neuron?

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Dr. Douglas Miller
Pathology 41 years experience
Rarely: Most primary brain tumors are cancers of glial cells, not of neurons, but there are somewhat unusual types of brain tumor which have neurons as part of the tumor process. Many of these are low grade, but there can be high grade examples in some patients.

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