A 46-year-old member asked:
Can a meningioma tumor in the brain be cancerous?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes, uncommonly: Meningiomas can be invasive and have some of the characters of cancers. Most such tumors are not cancerous.
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Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Yes but rare: Most meningiomas are benign but occasionally they can be malignant. An MRI can help predict this but only a tissue diagnosis can confirm this.
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Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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