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When someone has a medulloblastoma tumor in cerebellum and they lay in bed all day will they have a headache and be sick cause of the swelling?
Medulloblastoma: Medulloblastoma is a malignant brain tumor that originates around the cerebellum or coordination center. The tumor can spread through the spinal fluid pathways along the spinal canal. Children are affected 10 times more commonly than adults. Sleeping and laying in bed can cause increased brain swelling resulting in headaches and vomiting. See a neurosurgeon for treatment. ...Read more
If someone has a medulloblastoma
tumor in cerebellum and symptoms begin slowly, and not treated would there be more serious symptoms in 3 months?
Medulloblastoma: Medulloblastomas are malignant fast growing tumors that arise in the cerebellum or posterior fossa. There are a variety of cellular subtypes and prognosis is based on size, location, extent of surgical resection, and the presence or absence of metastatic spread into the cranial spinal axis. Genetic testing of tumor subtypes can determine prognosis as well. Check out the ABTA for more information. ...Read more
Medulloblastoma: Medulloblastomas are thought to arise from very primitive cells or 'embryonal' cells and this may account for the majority occuring in children. Medulloblastomas account for only 2% of all malignant adult tumors. Men are more affected than women. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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