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central nervous system

[CNS]the brain and spinal cord, which serve as the main “processing center” for the entire nervous system. See also nerve, nervous system, and peripheral nervous system.

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Children | American Cancer ...

Whether your child has just been diagnosed with a brain or spinal cord tumor,
is going through treatment, or is trying to stay well after treatment, this page ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinchildren/index

Types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

... it tends to become widespread in the central nervous system. ... common in people
with immune system problems, such ... Peripheral T-cell lymphomas. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-types-of-non-hodgkin-lymphoma

Cancer Glossary

... interpreting information from all parts of the body. See also central
nervous system, nerve, and peripheral nervous system. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=n

References: Brain and spinal cord tumors in children detailed ...

... Gliomas, ependymomas, and other nonembryonal tumors of the central nervous
system. ... Chapter 66: Cancer of the central nervous system. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinchildren/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-children-references

What are adult brain and spinal cord tumors? | American ...

... The central nervous system. ... They are found throughout the brain, although
they are not often seen in the adult central nervous system. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinadults/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-adults-what-are-brain-spinal-tumors

Types of brain and spinal cord tumors in children

... Tumors in different areas of the central nervous system may be treated
differently and have a different prognosis (outlook). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinchildren/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-children-typesof-brainand-spinal-tumors

References for Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults ...

... Cancer of the central nervous system. ... Mehta MP, Vogelbaum M, Chang
S, Patel N. Neoplasms of the central nervous system. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinadults/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-adults-references

How is childhood leukemia classified?

... must be more intense to kill the leukemia cells in the central nervous system. ...
Two systems have been used to classify AML into subtypes – the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemiainchildren/detailedguide/childhood-leukemia-how-classified

What are the most common types of childhood cancers?

... For more information see our document Childhood Leukemia. Brain
and central nervous system tumors. Brain and central ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerinchildren/detailedguide/cancer-in-children-types-of-childhood-cancers

How are brain and spinal cord tumors in children staged?

... tumor cells have spread beyond the central nervous system. ... A staging system
is a standard way for ... Formal staging systems have been proposed for ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinchildren/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-children-staging