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is a brain tumor a cancer of the neurons?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Could be- yes: There are many kinds of brain tumors, which can arise from different types of cells. A brain tumor can arise from any tissue within the skull, including the neurons, oligodendrocytes, astrocytes, meninges, or blood vessels.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017

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