Primary brain tumors are formed from cells that provide neural support, these cells are called glial. The malignant formation that is formed from these cells is called glioma or glioblastoma. Glioblastoma is the most common form of glial tumor.
Secondary brain tumors are called metastases in the brain, which were formed from another primary tumor, for example, with lung cancer or breast cancer.
If cancer cells are present and multiply in the brain shell, this is called meningeal carcinomatosis.
Diagnostics will help determine the type of tumor and choose an adapted treatment.