Neuro-oncology is the study of brain and spinal cord neoplasms, several of that terribly dangerous and grave (astrocytoma, glioma, glioblastoma multiforme, ependymoma, pontine glioma, and brain stem tumors are among the numerous examples of these). Among the malignant brain cancers, gliomas of the brainstem and pons, glioblastoma multiforme, and extremely anaplastic astrocytoma are among the worst.
Primary tumors of the CNS: Primary tumors of the CNS can occur at any age, from infancy to late in life. These tumors usually afflict individuals throughout their prime years. Factors like age, tumor location, and clinical presentation are helpful in differential diagnosis. Most types of primary tumors are a lot of common in men with the exception of meningiomas and a lot of common in women.
Metastatic tumors of the CNS: Cancer that spreads tumor to the nervous system by direct invasion, compression, or metastasis. Direct invasion or compression from continuous tissues relates to the proximity of the nervous system to different structures, such as the plexus brachialis, lumbosacral plexus, vertebral neuroforamina, base of skull, cranium, and pelvic bones.