Meningioma


Meningioma is a type of tumor that grows on the meninges, the purpose of which is to protect the brain and spinal cord. While these tumors may become cancerous, the vast majority are benign. Still, even benign tumors can lead to serious complications by placing pressure on the brain and spinal cord as they grow. There are many types of meningioma which differ in their location of origin on the meninges.