JAMA patient page. Gliomas.


Brain cancers are either primary (starting in the brain) or metastatic (starting somewhere else in the body and then moving to the brain). Gliomas are primary brain tumors involving glial cells, which provide nutrients, oxygen, and other support to neurons (nerve cells). Malignant (characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth) gliomas are the most… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jama.303.10.1000