- What is Brain tumour?
A brain tumour is a mass or growth of abnormal cells in the brain.
- What are the symptoms and risk factors of Brain tumour?
Symptoms of a brain tumour can be general or specific. A general symptom is caused by the pressure of the tumour on the brain or spinal cord. Specific symptoms are caused when a specific part of the brain is not working well because of the tumour.
Risk factors associated with brain tumour are:
- Exposure to radiation
- Family history of brain tumours
- Chemical exposure
- How is Brain tumour diagnosed?
Diagnosis of a brain tumour begins with a physical exam including detailed neurological examination. These are followed by CT scan of the head, MRI of the head, Angiography, Skull X rays, Biopsy.
Continental Hospitals is one of the best hospitals for the diagnosis of brain tumour having state of the art MRI and CT equipment, and PET CT Imaging.
- What is the treatment for Brain tumour
The treatment of a brain tumour depends on the type, size and location of the tumour and the person’s general health.
The most common treatment for malignant brain tumours is surgery. The goal is to remove as much of the cancer as possible without causing damage to the healthy parts of the brain.
Continental Hospitals have the best doctors for the treatment of brain tumour and provide excellent post surgery care to the patients recovering in the hospital.