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A 18-year-old male asked:

How often is a benign "meningioma" brain tumor life threatening? ( please give straight forward answers) i really don't need useless information now.

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Depends entirely: On size, rate of growth, and your symptoms. Without knowing details, it is impossible to say more. Consult a neurosurgeon with all details for specific answers to your questions.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Meningioma: The tumor becomes life threa, tening when it impinges on the breathing center of the brain. Likewise, it impinges on the crnial nerves and major blood vessels.
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