Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

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Treating Brain/CNS Tumors In Adults TOPICS

More treatment information for adult brain and spinal cord tumors

For more details on treatment options – including some that may not be addressed in this document – the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) are good sources of information.

The NCCN, made up of experts from many of the nation’s leading cancer centers, develops cancer treatment guidelines for doctors to use when treating patients. They are available on the NCCN website (

The NCI, part of the US National Institutes of Health, provides treatment information by phone (1-800-4-CANCER) and on its website ( More detailed information intended for use by cancer care professionals is also available on

Last Medical Review: 03/05/2014
Last Revised: 01/07/2015