Benign brain tumor

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What is benign brain tumor?

Benign brain tumors are noncancerous abnormal growth of cells within the brain. These tumors usually have a defined border and does not invade the surrounding brain tissue. However, if the tumor compresses on a part of the brain, it can cause untoward effects.

Common symptoms reported by people with benign brain tumor

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for benign brain tumor

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Who has benign brain tumor on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 82 say benign brain tumor is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 5
30s 17
40s 20
50s 32
60s 30
70+ 15
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 10
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 15
40-49 years 8
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 5
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 26
Female 95

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 73
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from benign brain tumor patients who have completed their condition history
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