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Brain neoplasm

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2-Minute Neuroscience: Brain tumors

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Brain Tumours: Types and Symptoms

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Brain Tumour facts: 10 things you should know about brain tumours | Cancer Research UK

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Brain Tumour | Right Now: Stuart and Louise | Cancer Research UK

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Steroids | The Brain Tumour Charity | Understanding Brain Tumours

A brain tumor occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: malignant or cancerous tumors and benign tumors. Cancerous tumors can be divided into primary tumors that start within the brain, and secondary tumors that have spread from elsewhere, known as brain metastasis tumors. All types of brain tumors may produce symptoms that vary depending on the part of the brain involved. These symptoms may include headaches, seizures, problem with vision, vomiting, and mental changes. The headache is classically worse in the morning and goes away with vomiting. More specific problems may include difficulty in walking, speaking, and with sensation. As the disease progresses unconsciousness may occur.