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malignant neoplasms in the brain, primary 75% benign in the brain, secondary 25% spread from other organs About 40% are caused by glial cells, known as gliomas, including astrocytomas, glioblastomas, oligodendrogliomas, ependymomas, and medulloblastomas. The most common causes of secondary cancer It is spread from breast cancer, liver, kidney, colon, skin melanoma. Primary brain cancer is most common in children younger than 15 years. and middle-aged, secondary is more common among adults. Brain cancer is not preventable. But if found early can be cured.
Headaches and convulsions are common symptoms. Often have headaches in the morning, headache until waking up, coughing or sneezing, and the growth of the lump presses on the brain tissue, causing headaches. Other symptoms depending on the location of the lump include altered behavior, confusion, speech confusion, memory.
MRI CT is used to find cancer cells. or from a biopsy to look under a microscope
Primary cancer are removed depending on the type and location. Surgery is curable when the lump is completely removed. and reduce the pressure in the brain. Radiation and other treatments are supervised by specialists in various fields. which came to help heal after the surgery was completed Primary cancer chemotherapy Anticonvulsants such as phenytoin are used frequently after surgery. And steroids will be given to the brain swelling after surgery.
what to do
You should consult a team of doctors in many fields to help each other out.
Tell your doctor if you have headaches or seizures.
Don't be afraid to get opinions from other doctors.
Do not miss a doctor's appointment to follow up with CT MRI