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A brain cyst is not a tumor but is a tumor-like sphere filled with fluid, notes the American Brain Tumor Association. Besides fluid, a cyst may be filled with blood, tissue or tumor cells. Generally noncancerous, brain c... More »

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Symptoms of a large ovarian cyst include a dull ache in the pelvic area that may radiate to the thighs and lower back and pelvic pain at the very beginning and end of a menstrual period, says Mayo Clinic. Other symptoms ... More »

Causes of back cysts include sun exposure, acne, trauma, developmental defects and hereditary diseases, such as Gardner’s syndrome and basal cell nevus syndrome, according to Healthline. Sebaceous cysts and epidermoid cy... More »

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There are four types of brain cysts, which include arachnoid, colloid, dermoid and epidermoid cysts, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. A cyst is a sac-like, fluid-filled pocket of tissue, explains WebMD. More »

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Factors that affect an astrocytoma prognosis depends on the type of astrocytoma, its size and location of the tumor, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. Prognosis also depends on the overall health of the ... More »

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Glioblastoma cancer is a highly malignant form of brain cancer that occurs in the star-shaped cells, or astrocytes, that make up the brain's supportive tissue, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. Because o... More »