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Metastasis: Brain Lesion

Cancers are sorted by a combination of rarity, overall frequency of metastases, and predilection for this site. Change metastases list to be ungrouped by characteristic.


Unspecified Characteristics

Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Common adult
Breast Adenocarcinoma Uncommon adult more common in HER2-positive and/or ER/PR-positive cancers
Small Cell Lung Cancer Common adult
Melanoma Common adult
Renal Cell Carcinoma Rare adult
Testicular Cancer Uncommon adultchild involvement occurs late
Medulloblastoma (Primary Tumor) adultchild posterior fossa, especially cerebellum
Hepatocellular Carcinoma Uncommon adult
Merkel Cell Carcinoma Uncommon adult
Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Rare adult
Astrocytoma (Primary Tumor) adult
Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Rare adult rare as a first site for distant metastasis but the most common site for second distant metastasis
Cervical Cancer Very Rare adult
Mixed Mullerian Tumor of the Uterus Rare adult
Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Very Rare adult
Thymoma Rare adult
Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Very Rare adult
Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma Very Rare adult
Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Bladder Rare adult
Gallbladder Cancer Very Rare adult
Osteosarcoma Very Rare adultchild


Olfactory Neuroblastoma Uncommon adult The tumor may invade the frontal lobe directly. Intracranial cysts have also been described.


Neuroblastoma Very Rare child


Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Very Rare adultchild primary CNS lymphoma typically manifests as a focal mass