Brain tumor

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What is brain tumor?

A primary brain tumor is a group of abnormal cells that start in the brain.

Common symptoms reported by people with brain tumor

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

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for brain tumor

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Compare treatments taken by people with brain tumor

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Who has brain tumor on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 2 new patients joined this month
  • 189 say brain tumor is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 8
20s 23
30s 50
40s 88
50s 99
60s 72
70+ 20
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 26
20-29 years 13
30-39 years 14
40-49 years 20
50-59 years 8
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 128
Female 238

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 213
Not Diagnosed 9

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