central nervous system tumor

  • CNS tumor
German: Tumor des Zentralnervensystems
Japanese: 中枢神経系腫瘍

Oncology. A tumor of the brain or spinal cord. Central nervous system tumors are for example glioma, medulloblastoma (primitive neuroectodermal tumor), and ependymoma. CNS tumors are the second most common childhood cancer and represent about 23 % of all childhood cancers.

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