Dr. Barba explains if brain tumors are cancerous.
A brain tumor is a tumor, and then certain kinds of tumors are more aggressive, and the more aggressive tumors are usually considered to be cancers. Lower grade brain tumors, such as meningiomas or less aggressive tumors, are considered benign.
About Dr. Barba, M.D.:
Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Dr. David Barba is a member of numerous professional societies including the San Diego Academy of Neurological Surgeons, the Western Neurological Society, and the Research Society of Neurological Surgeons. He is currently serving as associate professor in the Division of Neurological Surgery in the Department of Surgery at UCSD.