Many different types of brain tumours exist. Some brain tumours are benign (non-cancerous), and some brain tumours are malignant (cancerous). Despite a widely-known medical condition, there are several myths and misconceptions associated with a brain tumour.
To spread global awareness in the masses about a brain tumour, June 8 is observed as the World Brain Tumour Day. The German Brain Tumour Association initiated this day to spread awareness about the signs and symptoms of brain tumour. A brain tumour is one such medical syndrome, which cannot be prevented. To brave through the treatment procedure, it is the need of the hour to know the importance of complete treatment in brain tumour cases. On the occasion of World Brain Tumour Day, we have Dr VK Jain, Senior Director, Neurosurgery, Max Healthcare Hospitals, Delhi-NCR, answers all the queries related to a tumour, including its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
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