Brain Cancer (cont.)
Brain Cancer Pictures
Sagittal (side view) section through the brain of a young girl. The white arrow shows a brain tumor that involves the brainstem. Click to view larger image.
Cross-section of a brain tumor in a young girl. The white arrow shows the white-appearing mass (tumor). Click to view larger image.
Medically reviewed by Jay B. Zatzkin, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medical Oncology
Nitin Tandon, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of
Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas
Editors: Brian F Chinnock, MD, Assistant Professor,
Department of Emergency Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
at El Paso;
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jerry Balentine, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Director, Saint Barnabas Hospital
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/7/2014
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