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Description of Brain tumor

DescriptionAccording to dictionary definition  A brain tumor is a growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly.Some are primary brain tumors, which start in the brain. Others are metastatic, and they start somewhere else in the body and move to the brain.  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  Common symptoms are:1. Headaches, often in the morning2. Nausea and vomiting3. Changes in your ability to talk, hear, or see4. Problems with balance or walking5. Problems with thinking or memory6. Feeling weak or sleepy7. Changes in your mood or behavior8. Seizures  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  Your doctor would recommend neurologic exam and tests including an MRI, CT scan, and biopsy.    TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  Treatment options include:1. Surgery2. Radiation therapy3. Chemotherapy4. Targeted therapy  NIH: National Cancer Institute