Brain tumours

A place for people affected by brain tumours or brain cancer to support one another, ask questions, and share their experiences.

what is brain cancer?

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Primary brain cancer rarely spreads beyond the central nervous system, and death results from uncontrolled tumor growth within the limited space of the skull.

Metastatic brain cancer indicates advanced disease and has a poor prognosis.

Primary brain tumors can be cancerous or noncancerous.
both types take up space in the brain and may cause serious symptoms and complications

All cancerous brain tumors are life threatening ) because they have an aggressive and invasive nature. A noncancerous primary brain tumor is life threatening when it compromises vital structures.