What Are Some Symptoms of Brain Cancer?


Symptoms of brain cancer include seizures, difficulty walking, clumsiness and weakness, particularly on one side of the body, according to eMedicineHealth. Headache, especially headache occurring in the early morning, is another symptom.

Speech difficulties, changes in emotional capacity or intellect, vision abnormalities, and abnormalities in vision often also occur as a result of brain cancer, notes eMedicineHealth. Altered mental status, including changes in alertness, attention, concentration and memory, are additional symptoms. Symptoms of brain cancer result from tumors pressing on particular regions of the brain or swelling in the brain caused by tumor growth. Symptoms of brain cancer are similar in adults and children.

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