A brain tumor is a neurological disease, which is identified by the abnormal swelling or inflammation of the internal tissue of the brain. The most common symptoms of brain tumor are: nausea, vomiting, changes in speech, vision, or hearing, problems balancing or walking, changes in mood and personality, and such others. There are various subtypes under brain tumors but are classified under 2 broad heads: benign and malignant category of tumors. Benign tumors are non-cancerous in nature and malignant tumors are cancerous.
HOW IS BRAIN TUMOR DIAGNOSED?
The most common type of primary brain tumors among adults are astrocytoma, meningioma, and oligodendroglioma.