The most frequent primary malignant tumors are glioblastomas, but the tumor most often found on the head are metastases.
Glioblastoma or glioblastoma multiforme is a rapidly growing tumor that can occur at any age but mainly affects adults (mostly between 45 and 70 years). Even the most frequent tumor in Europe and North America its incidence is 2-3 cases per 100.00 people.
This tumor rarely spreads beyond the central nervous system.
Causes of neurological tumors
Except ionizing radiation, there is no causal factors identified.
Symptoms of neurological tumors
The symptoms are varied and nonspecific headache, behavioral disorder, clumsiness and impaired language, among others.
Treatment of neurological tumors
Treatment of a neurological tumor depends on its cause; the bottom line is consultation with a specialist in Neurology. In addition, the prognosis depends on the type of tumor.
In the case of glioblastoma treatment it is based on surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Still, their median survival is around 14 months.