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A mass of cells with uncontrolled growth that have no function
A tumor that spreads and is cancerous. There are indistinctive borders into the surrounding tissue. Metastasis also occurs.
When cells break from the tumor into circulation to grow elsewhere.
A tumor with distinct edges and no metastasis. There is compression, however.
Damage to surronding cells and structures, compromise ventricles.
Occur with glial cells. These tumors are malignant and fast growing.
These tumors wipe out axons that produce myelin in the CNS.
These tumors can move to the spinal cord and spread.