Primary

Primary brain tumors are those that arise within the brain itself, unlike metastatic tumors that travel to the brain from a distant site. The most common types of primary brain tumors in adults are gliomas, glioblastomas, and lymphomas.

Call Us Toll Free:

866.588.2264

Toll-Free: 866.588.2264

Gliomas

Gliomas are a family of tumors comprising primarily of astrocytomas and oligodendrogliomas, the most aggressive primary brain tumor being the glioblastoma (GBM). These tumors are the most common primary brain tumors in adults.

Glioblastoma

The most commonly diagnosed primary malignant brain tumor of adults is the glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).

Lymphomas

Lymphomas, also referred to as central nervous system lymphoma or primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL), is a form of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.

What do you want to do next?

Refer a Patient

855.REFER.123 Available 24 hours a day.

Request an Appointment

216.636.5860 call locally.

866.588.2264 call toll-free.

Cleveland Clinic Mobile Site