Brain Tumor Tissue???

Robert A. Fink, M. D. rafink at
Thu Mar 19 20:38:05 EST 1998

"Joshua Saunders" <jsaunde3 at> wrote:

>I was just wondering if someone could tell me what kind of tissue, or
>tissues a brain tumor consists of.

Many different kinds.  The bulk of them arise from the glial cells
(gliomas), but some arise from nerve cells, meningeal cells, ependymal
cells, etc.



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