13 Types of Brain Tumors [SCIENTIFIC IMAGES]

Pituitary Tumors

Schematic image of a pituitary tumor
Schematic image of a pituitary tumor

They are tumors located on the pituitary gland, right in the center of the brain. There are different types of pituitary tumors, and most of them are benign. Since the pituitary is a gland, some pituitary tumors synthesize hormones and cause signs and symptoms, while others may remain silent for a long time unless they grow large enough to press on other structures.