Meningioma

A brain tumor is a growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly. Some are primary brain tumors, which start in the brain. Others are metastatic, and they start somewhere else in the body and move to the brain.Brain tumors can cause many symptoms. Some of the most common areHeadaches, often in the morning Nausea and vomitingChanges in your ability to talk, hear, or seeProblems with balance or walkingProblems with thinking or memory Feeling weak or sleepyChanges in your mood or behaviorSeizuresDoctors diagnose brain tumors by doing a neurologic exam and tests including an MRI, CT scan, and biopsy. Treatment options include watchful waiting, surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapy. Targeted therapy uses substances that attack cancer cells without harming normal cells. Many people get a combination of treatments.NIH: National Cancer Institute

Disease Alternative Name

brain tumors
brain cancer
glioma
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neurosurgical marathon

presenting neurosurgical extremes...110 kg, 58,f, huge meningioma,was very vascular, adherent, infiltrating growth... to...See More

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meningiomas are benign tumors which many a times remain silent till they grow to a large size.. it's always advisable to include brain scan in medical checkups


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