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nervous system

a complex network of neurons (nerve cells) centered in the brain and spinal cord, which is responsible for sending, receiving, and interpreting information from all parts of the body. See also central nervous system, nerve, 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

... (Older systems classified lymphomas only by how they looked under a
microscope.). ... Primary central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma. ...

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

What is neuroblastoma?

... About the sympathetic nervous system. ... This makes the tumor a ganglioneuroma
(see below). Other autonomic nervous system tumors in children. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/neuroblastoma/detailedguide/neuroblastoma-what-is-neuroblastoma

Cancer Glossary

... nervous system Search. a complex network of neurons (nerve cells) centered
in the brain and spinal cord, which is responsible for sending ...

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

What are gastrointestinal stromal tumors?

... ICCs are cells of the autonomic nervous system, the part of the nervous system
that regulates body processes such as digesting food. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalstromaltumorgist/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-stromal-tumor-what-is-gist

Signs and symptoms of lung cancer

... Neurologic problems: Small cell lung cancer can sometimes cause the body's
immune system to attack parts of the nervous system, which can lead ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/moreinformation/lungcancerpreventionandearlydetection/lung-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection-signs-and-symptoms

How is childhood leukemia classified?

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

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

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

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