What Are the Symptoms of Brain Cancer and Who Can They Affect?
Tumors are graded based on how fast they grow and how likely they are to grow back after treatments such as drugs, surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.
Grade 1 and 2 tumors are classified as “low grade” and grade 3 and 4 tumors as “high grade”.
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What are the different types of brain tumors?
The NHS says that there are two main types of brain tumors:
- Noncancerous (benign) brain tumors – these are low grade (Grade 1 or 2), meaning they grow slowly and are less likely to come back after treatment
- cancerous (malignant) Brain Tumors – these are high grade (Grade 3 or 4) and either start in the brain (primary tumors) or spread into the brain from elsewhere (secondary tumors); They are more likely to grow back after treatment
The NHS It also states that brain tumors can affect people of any age, including children, but tend to be more common in older adults.
Symptoms of Brain Cancer
The symptoms of a brain tumor can vary depending on the tumor Brain is affected, reports the NHS.
The most common symptoms include:
- seizures (seizures)
- persistent feeling sick (nausea), vomiting and sleepiness
- Mental or behavioral changes, such as memory problems or personality changes
- progressive weakness or paralysis on one side of the body
- vision or speech problems
Although some of these symptoms may not mean you have a brain tumor, it’s important to note that you should consult a general practitioner if you have any concerns.
You can also find more information and advice on brain cancer on the Cancer Research UK website.
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