Will someone with brain tumor survive after surgery?

Yes. Most patients will survive surgery for diagnosis or treatment of brain cancers. The neurosurgeon performing the procedure can discuss the risks of the surgery.
Maybe. There are many different types of brain tumors. Only with knowledge of the type of tumor, can your question be answered.

Related Questions

Can a surgery completely remove a brain tumor?

Yes. It depends upon the nature of the tumor and its location within the brain, but yes, some brain tumors can be completely removed. Read more...

Is surgery for normal brain tumor is dangerous? What is the percentage of death or alive after surgery?

Too vague... "Brain surgery", as with all surgeries will have a risk associated with it. Survival rates, risk profile is going to depend on what type of surgery, why a person needs brain surgery, location of lesion, and underlying health issues (to name just a few factors!). If you need brain surgery, talk to your surgeon about all of your concerns - they are in the best position to give you the details. Read more...

Why might a person die suddenly 3 weeks after having a successful brain tumor surgery?

Many possibilities. Many possibilities exist. Pulmonary embolus, a blood clot to the lung, is something that brain tumor patients have higher chance of having. However, heart attack, bleeding in the brain and a myriad of other reasons exist. Read more...
Many reasons. The most common cause is pulmonary embolus but if someone dies suddenly an autopsy is generally a good way to find out what happened. Read more...

Is it normal for patients who have surgery for a brain tumor to become angry and violent?

No. Personality change is not a common side effect after brain surgery. If the tumor involves both frontal lobes, then personality change may occur. Read more...
Depression/anxiety. Being diagnosed with a brain tumor can be overwhelming and threatening to your livelihood/future. Some people process their concern as anger at their situation and this can spill over on family/friends. Brain tumor support groups can help. Discuss your concerns with your doctors and some antidepressants may be needed also. Read more...

An acquaintance I know just had surgery to remove a brain tumor. They are now in chemo for a few weeks. What does this mean? Will it affect their life

Significant event. Depending on the type of brain tumor, the need for chemotherapy and/or other treatments (e.g. radiotherapy) is a significant therapeutic intervention. Most likely there will be the requirement to be cared for by a team of doctors, from neuro-oncology, to neurosurgery, and radiation oncology. Regular evaluations including clinic visits and imaging will be needed. Read more...

Is gamma knife surgery an option for a brain tumor?

Yes. Yes, it is an option for a brain tumor. Discuss further with your doctor if this is something available/feasible to be done in your case. Read more...
It depends. Gamma knife is a computerized way of delivering high dose radiation to a tumor without much of the radiation hurting the brain. For benign tumors like meningiomas and acoustic neuromas, tumors can be controlled for 10 to 20years and maybe more. Tumors have to be smaller than 3 cm (1 1/2 in) in diameter. Gamma knife can also slow the growth of malignant brain tumors. Read more...