Tumor of the Brain Overview
Another name for Tumor of the Brain is Brain Tumor.
What is a brain tumor?
A person with a brain tumor has abnormal growth of cells within the brain. Benign tumors are not cancerous because they do not spread to other areas of the body. Large benign brain tumors can interfere with brain function, such as memory, movement, and sensation. Brain tumors may also trigger seizures.
What are the symptoms of a brain tumor?
Symptoms of a brain tumor may include chronic headaches, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, confusion, loss of memory, and difficulty walking. Other symptoms include localized numbness or weakness, change in vision, and seizures.
How does the doctor treat a brain tumor?
Treatment for a brain tumor includes some combination of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.
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