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Signs and Symptoms of Brain Cancer

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Flow of cerebrospinal fluid is blocked due to the tumor formation in the brain. This leads to accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid and increases cranial pressure. Brain tumors may damage and condense the neurological pathways.

Symptoms depend on the location and size of the tumor.

The following are some signs and symptoms seen.1

  • Gradual loss of movement and loss of sensation
  • Altered mental status with memory loss and decreased alertness
  • Ataxia
  • Weakness
  • Focal seizures
  • Visual changes
  • Speech deficits
  • Sensory abnormalities
  • Eating disorder
  • Hearing loss
  • Infertility

Apart from the above, some other symptoms, which are related to stroke can also be observed.

Read more details about causes, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment of brain cancer

Written by: Healthplus24 team
Date last updated: November 03, 2012