Brain Tumor

About- A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of cells inside the brain or skull.
There are two main types of brain tumor:
 Non-cancerous (benign) brain tumors 
 Cancerous (malignant) brain tumors 
 
Symptoms-
 Balance disorder
 Blurred vision
 Confusion
 Double vision
 Drowsiness
 Facial paralysis
 Continuous loss of sensation
 Hearing problems
 Loss of peripheral vision
 Memory problems
 Mental or behavioral changes
 Nausea and vomiting
 Paralysis on one side of the body
 Progressive weakness
 Seizures
 Severe, persistent headaches
 Speech difficulties

Causes-
The cause of most brain tumors is unknown. Several risk factors are
 Exposure to radiation 
 A family history of cancer
 HIV or AIDS 
 Leukemia
 Neurofibromatosis
 Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
 Older Age
 Tuberous sclerosis
 Turner syndrome

Specialists to Visit
 Neurosurgeon
 Oncologist
 Radiation Oncologist
 Neurologist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://mayfieldclinic.com
https://www.cancer.net
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.cancerresearchuk.org

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