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Nervous system cancers

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Brain and other central nervous system tumours | Cancer Australia Children's Cancers

Information on tumours that start in the brain or other parts of the central nervous system (CNS)

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Rare Cancers Australia - Directory - Childhood Central Nervous System Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor

Rare Cancers Australia is a charity whose purpose is to improve the lives and health outcomes of Australians living with a rare or less common cancer.

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Rare Cancers Australia - Directory - Ependymal tumours of cranial and peripheral nerves and autonomic nervous system

Rare Cancers Australia is a charity whose purpose is to improve the lives and health outcomes of Australians living with a rare or less common cancer.

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Cerebral lymphoma (CNS; brain lymphoma) cancer information | myVMC

Cerebral or brain lymphoma is cancer of the central nervous system (CNS). It may arise in the CNS (called primary CNS lymphoma) or spread from other organs.

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Lymphoma of the spinal cord (cancer) information | myVMC

Lymphoma of the spinal cord usually occurs when cancer metastasises from other organs. The cancer is rarely caused by a primary tumour of the spinal cord.

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Rare Cancers Australia - Directory - POEMS Syndrome

Rare Cancers Australia is a charity whose purpose is to improve the lives and health outcomes of Australians living with a rare or less common cancer.

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Rare Cancers Australia - Directory - Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumors

Rare Cancers Australia is a charity whose purpose is to improve the lives and health outcomes of Australians living with a rare or less common cancer.

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Alcohol: what is it? - myDr.com.au

Alcohol is a depressant drug, which means it slows down the activity of the central nervous system.

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Meningioma of the spinal cord cancer information | myVMC

Meningioma of the spinal cord is a rare cancer which occurs in the spinal cord, part of the central nervous system. It is most common in women.

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Brain Foundation | Acoustic Neuroma

Acoustic Neuroma Acoustic Neuroma (Vestibular schwannoma, neurinoma) Read more at Virtual Medical Centre Description The eighth cranial nerve - also known as the auditory or vestibulocochlear nerve - consists of the vestibular and cochlear divisions, which runs from the inner ear to the brain

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