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.

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I was wondering what are the signs of having a benign brain tumour?

Depends. If small, such as incidental meningioma, likely completely silent until grows large enough to cause problems. If you are concerned, contact your doctor and discuss wisdom of how to manage. Read more...

So the bf has a benign brain tumour. What happens when a tumour goes wrong?

Brain tumor. A benign brain tumor usually does not go wrong. There are occasions when certain benign brain tumors can go wrong but would need to know which type of tumor was diagnosed. The physician providing the diagnosis should be able to give you further advice on the type and what is needed for follow up in the future. Read more...

If I have a benign brain tumour in the pituitary gland, can it become cancerous?

No, but serious . Anyway. Benign pituitary tumors do not turn malignant, but even benign tumors of the pituitary are serious as these can affect the vision and other endocrine organs. Read more...
Pituitary adenoma. A benign growth in pituitary is fairly common. If it grows, it could lead to decreased pituitary function. It could also secrete hormones or stimulate other glands. Almost never is there malignant degeneration. Read more...

Could benign brain tumour turn into cancer?

Not per se. Even "benign" tumors of the brain can kill. In general tumors with benign histology do not turn into malignant ones, but for brain tumors the distinction is not clear and there is a continuum of behavior of brain tumors. Read more...