Primary brain tumors are tumors that originate from the tissues of the brain or the brain's immediate surroundings. Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common and aggressive malignant primary brain tumor in adults. Glioblastoma accounts for over 60% of all primary brain and CNS tumors. Only 10% of patients survive 5 years following diagnosis.
Brain metastases are the most common intracranial tumors in adults, accounting for significantly more than 50% of brain tumors. About 30~40% of all cancer patients is known to develop brain metastases. There has been an increase in metastatic brain lesions due to better early detection, as well as better treatments for primary cancer leading to longer patient survival.
Alzheimer’s disease is a common neurodegenerative disease that destroys memory, thinking and behavior. Today there are 50 million AD patients worldwide, and its incidence doubles every 5 years after the age of 60 year.
Parkinson’s disease is most common neurodegenerative disorder that affects nerve cells in the brain responsible for body movement. An estimated 10 million people worldwide have Parkinson's disease.
Multiple sclerosis is the most common neuroimmunological disorder of the nervous system in patients between the ages of 20 and 50. The number of people with MS has been estimated to be 2.5 million people worldwide
The most common cause of stroke is a sudden interruption of blood supply to the brain. It is the No. 2 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the worldwide.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is physical injury to brain from an external mechanical force that temporarily or permanently impairs brain function. The most common causes for TBI are trips, falls, sports injuries, bump and assault. With more than 50 million new cases occurring each year.