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Learn About Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

Whether you’re worried about developing a brain or spinal cord tumor, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find information in our Detailed Guide.

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults Causes and Risk Factors

Learn about the causes of adult brain and spinal cord tumors and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults Treatment and Support

If you are facing a brain or spinal cord tumor, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.

Explore Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from adult brain and spinal cord tumors. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

Get Involved

You can make a difference in the fight against cancer by volunteering your time, participating in an event, or donating to the cause. Find out about all the ways you can get involved today. 

Stories of Hope

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Read inspiring stories of people living with adult brain and spinal cord tumors.

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Online Support Communities

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Facing brain or spinal cord tumors?  Connect with patients, survivors, and caregivers through the American Cancer Society's online communities, including WhatNext and Cancer Survivors Network.