A cancerous or non cancerous mass or growth of abnormal cells in the brain. Symptoms include:
1. Headaches (usually worse in the morning)
2.Nausea and voimiting
3. Changes in speech, vision or hearing
4. Problems in balancing or walking
5. Changes in mood, personality, or ability to concentrate
6. Problems with memory
HOW IS BRAIN TUMOR DIAGNOSED?
The issue can be diagnosed in the oncology department with the help of various kinds of brain scans and imaging including MRI scans and CT scans. A biopsy may also be conducted with the help of surgery so as to open the brain and retrieve the tumour or at least a part of it, in order to examine any possible malignancy.
HOW IS BRAIN TUMOR TREATED?
The treatment for brain tumor includes:
1.Surgery to remove the tumor
3. Radiation therapy
DID YOU KNOW?
The treatment will be carried out jointly by neurosurgeons as well as oncologists so as to conduct radiation, chemotherapy and other forms of surgery. Also, a dietician will carefully monitor your diet.