Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Brain tumor is some abnormal growth of cells in our brain. Although these growths are usually known as brain tumors. All brain tumors aren’t cancer. Cancer is used mainly for a malignant tumor which grows and spreads aggressively, thus it overpowers healthy cells by occupying their blood, space and nutrients. They may also reach to farther body parts. Tumor cell also required blood and nutrients for its survival like any other cell of the body. Benign tumors on the other hand are the ones that don’t reach nearby tissues and don’t spread to farther areas. Generally, benign tumors are less serious as compared to malignant tumors; however, benign tumors can cause several problems in brain by pressing nearby tissues.
Signs and Symptoms of Brain Tumor
Symptoms of brain tumor may be specific or general. Specific symptom is a resultant of improper functionality of a specific part of the brain due to tumor. General symptom results from the pressure of tumor on brain or even spinal cord.
Symptoms which can be Specific to Locations of Tumor:
When diagnosed, relieving symptoms are a vital part of the patients treatment and care which is also known as symptom management, supportive care or palliative care. Disclose every problem or symptom to your doctor.