Brain Cancers


Specialty of Neurological Surgery

 
Brain tumors are formed because of the proliferation of cells that grow and multiply abnormally in the brain, being able to give blood vessels, cranial nerves, glands, bones, brain parenchyma and embryonic remains. It also may occur in two ways: by pressing brain areas for growth or invade surrounding tissue, in which case it is a malignant brain tumor. Symptoms of brain tumors include hand tremors, changes in mood, dizziness, unsteadiness and impaired alertness. Regarding treatment, absolutely it depends on where the brain tumor, degree of involvement and the patient's health are. Surgery is one of the most common measures to reduce the pressure that is suffering the brain. Also, radiation therapy and chemotherapy are used when surgery has been ruled out or have not achieved the desired results with the same benefits.

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