Symptoms

Find out about possible symptoms of a brain tumour and when to see your doctor.

Risks and causes of brain tumours

We don't know what causes most brain cancers. But there are some factors that may increase your risk of developing it. 

Grades

Find out about the grades and the difference between benign and malignant brain tumours.

Types of brain tumours

There are many different types of brain tumours. They are usually named after the type of cell they develop from, or the area of the brain they started to grow in. 

Survival

Find out about brain tumour survival.

Getting diagnosed

Find out about seeing your GP, referral to a specialist and the tests you might have to diagnose a brain or spinal cord tumour. 

Treatment

Treatment for a brain or spinal cord tumour depends on the type of tumour you have, where it is and your general health. 

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research, clinical trials and how you can take part.

Living with brain tumours

Find out what you can do, who can help and about how to cope with a diagnosis of brain and spinal cord tumours.

Last reviewed: 
10 Nov 2015

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