U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 40-year-old member asked:

Please tell me, could brain rumors cause cardiac arrest?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Brain rumors?: I imagine you meant to write brain "tumors". A brain tumor wouldn't directly cause a heart attack, but a person with a brain tumor could certainly have a cardiac arrest, especially related to surgery or other treatment complication.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jun 20, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.