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Brain Neoplasms

"Brain Neoplasms" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Neoplasms of the intracranial components of the central nervous system, including the cerebral hemispheres, basal ganglia, hypothalamus, thalamus, brain stem, and cerebellum. Brain neoplasms are subdivided into primary (originating from brain tissue) and secondary (i.e., metastatic) forms. Primary neoplasms are subdivided into benign and malignant forms. In general, brain tumors may also be classified by age of onset, histologic type, or presenting location in the brain.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Brain Neoplasms" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Brain Neoplasms" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 3741 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 261 publications in 2017
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