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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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Cerebral Lymphoma | myVMC

Cerebral lymphomas involve the central nervous system (CNS)

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Lymphoma of the Brain | myVMC

Cancers of the Brain may be of the Lymphoma type

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Meningioma of the Spinal Cord | 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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Alcohol: what is it? -

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

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Neurofibroma - Skin Cancer Clinic Brisbane

Neurofibroma commonly occur as a solitary mobile soft skin-coloured lump. Multiple neurofibromas may be part of the genetic condition Neurofibromatosis.

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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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Acoustic Neuroma | myVMC

Acoustic neuroma or vestibular schwannoma is a benign tumour of Schwann cells which surround the XIIth cranial nerve responsible for balance and hearing.

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Types of childrens cancers | Cancer Australia Children's Cancers

This section provides specific information on different types of childrens cancers, including known risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Primitive neuroectodermal tumour of the brain (PNET) | myVMC

Primitive neuroectodermal tumours (PNET) form a rare group of tumours defined by their appearance they consist of small round cells in the nervous system

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