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Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

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If you have a brain or spinal cord tumor or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about brain and spinal cord tumors in adults, including risk factors, symptoms, and how they are found and treated. (For information on children’s tumors see Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Children.)

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. 

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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 others and get support through our online communities, Cancer Survivors Network and MyLifeLine.org.

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in the News

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Read about the latest developments in adult brain and spinal cord tumors.

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