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Brain Tumor (Definition)

Brain cancer refers to cancer located in the brain. It can occur from a metastasis from a tumor in another part of the body or can originate in the brain. Symptoms of brain cancer include headaches, weakness, dizziness, seizures, and blurry vision. It can sometimes be asymptomatic as, for example, in patients with small cell lung cancer. It is always best to use MRI with contrast to make an evaluation, since using a CT can cause you to miss ...Read more


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Please explain what are some symptoms of a brain tumour?

Please explain what are some symptoms of a brain tumour?

Depends on type and: Location. Brain tumor symptoms vary widely depending on the location and rate of growth. Common symptoms are headache, vomiting, behavioral changes, seizures, change in vision, and paralysis. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-tumor/basics/symptoms/con-20028592. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a brain tumour? How do they develop?

What are the symptoms of a brain tumour? How do they develop?

It depends: Symptoms depend on where the tumor is in the brain. Some tumors cause no symptoms, while others can cause weakness in an arm or leg, balance problem, or numbness on one side of the body. Brain tumors can come from spread of a tumor that started somewhere else in the body, or they can start in the brain. They develop when cells start growing and don't stop. This is how all cancers develop. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a brain tumour and what causes them?

What are the symptoms of a brain tumour and what causes them?

Depends on location.: The brain is a complicated organ with different functions controlled in different regions. A tumor in an area that controls balance might be associated with loss of stability. A tumor in an area associated with speech might impact the ability to talk. Some general signs of "brain tumor" might include headaches, visual disturbances and new onset seizure activity. See a doc if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens with these symptoms of a brain tumour?

Not clear what you w: Your question is unclear. Do you have symptoms or do you want to know about what symptoms to expect from a brain tumor? Most brain tumors produce headaches which are progressively getting worse. Sometime they cause seizures or stroke like symptoms like paralysis. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in a brain tumour?

What symptoms are common in a brain tumour?

Depends on location: The brain is a complicated organ with different areas responsible for different functions. A tumor in the brain would present with variable symptoms depending upon the exact location in the brain. Some symptoms might include: headache, seizures, visual disturbances, loss of coordination and balance. If you are having symptoms that worry you about a possible brain tumor, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a benign brain tumour?

None, headache: Most benign brain tumors like meningioma are asymptomatic and might be discovered as an incidental finding on imaging done for another reason (like a head ct after a fall). Sometimes there are symptoms based on location and what structures the tumor is pressing on and rarely these get so large that they start to cause generalized symptoms like headaches. ...Read more

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Please, someone tell me the symptoms of brain tumor and what is the possibility of someone 46 years old having it?

Please, someone tell me the symptoms of brain tumor and what is the possibility of someone 46 years old having it?

Rare: Although a feared diagnosis, more commonly headache, although a symptom of brain tumor, is due to other causes. If you have loss of use of limb, sudden change in personality , fainting, first time seizure, see your doctor to decide if you need a ct or MRI of the brain to assess cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Please, someone tell me the symptoms of brain tumor? And what is the possibility of someone 46 years old having it?

Please, someone tell me the symptoms of brain tumor? And what is the possibility of someone 46 years old having it?

Many: Brain tumors can have many different presentations. Some cause headaches, some cause seizures, some cause balance difficulties, some cause focal neurological problems such as weakness on one side of the body or difficulty with language. These tumors aren't too common but they are not terribly rare, so at age 46 you might have one. See your doctor if you have symptoms which worry you. ...Read more

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Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more