Brain Tumor Diagnosis

Brain Tumor Diagnosis

No one is ready to receive a brain tumor diagnosis, yet the National Cancer Institute estimates that 79,000 people will be diagnosed for the first time this year alone. In fact, there are over 700,000 people in the United States who are currently living with a brain or central nervous system tumor.

Signs and Symptoms

Brain tumor symptoms can vary according to tumor type and location. Common signs and symptoms of a brain tumor include: Recurrent headaches, vision issues, seizures, changes in personality, short-term memory loss, poor coordination and difficulty speaking or comprehending. LEARN MORE >

How to Talk to Your Doctor

Talk openly and honestly with your medical team. It may seem difficult, but it will help you receive better care. Keep a notebook and schedule planner to track daily questions, side effects, notes, and appointment information. LEARN MORE >