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Brain tumours


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Symptoms of a brain tumour include a headache, seizures (fits), memory problems and changes in your personality.

The cause of most brain tumours is unknown. Things that increase your risk of a tumour include getting older or being exposed to radiation.

Treatments for brain tumours include medicines, surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

A brain tumour is a growth in your brain. It can be non-cancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant).

Page last reviewed: 11/06/2023
Next review due: 11/06/2026