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About Brain Tumor

About Brain Tumor

A brain tumor is the abnormal growth of cells in the brain that can be cancerous or non-cancerous. There are different types of brain tumors –benign, malignant, primary brain tumors, and metastatic. The rate of growth at which brain tumors grow is very high. 

Brain tumors affect the normal functioning of the brain. If the tumor size increases it can start pressing the nerves, blood vessels, and tissues around.

Symptoms of Brain Tumor

Symptoms of Brain Tumor

The signs and symptoms of brain tumor vary from patient to patient and on the size, location, and the rate at which the size increases. Below are some general signs and symptoms of brain tumors:-

Causes of Brain Tumor

Causes of Brain Tumor

The exact cause of the brain tumor is unknown. Gene mutations (changes) or abnormalities can cause cells in the brain to grow out of control, resulting in a tumor.

Diagnosis of Brain Tumor

Diagnosis of Brain Tumor

The doctors perform certain tests to diagnose the right cause of brain tumor. Below are some certain examinations like checking vision, hearing, balance, and reflexes.

Treatment of Brain Tumor

Treatment of Brain Tumor

Treatment for a brain tumor depends on the type, size, and location of the tumor, as well as your overall health and your preferences.