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- Brain cancer
General signs and symptoms caused by brain tumors may include:
New onset or change in pattern of headaches
Headaches that gradually become more frequent and more severe
Unexplained nausea or vomiting
Vision problems, such as blurred vision, double vision or loss of peripheral vision
Gradual loss of sensation or movement in an arm or a leg
Difficulty with balance
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- Lindau disease
Von Hippel-Lindau disease-related tumors can grow in many different parts of the body. Hence there isn’t one primary symptom. Depending on the size and location of tumors, you may experience symptoms such as:
Abnormality of the eye: Any abnormality of the eye, that includes location, spacing, and intraocular abnormalities.
Hypertension: The presence of chronic increased pressure in the systemic a Read More
- Nasopharyngeal cancer
Together, you and your doctor come up with a treatment plan depending on the stage of your cancer, your treatment objectives, your general health, and the side effects you're willing to put up with. 1. Radiation therapy or a radiation and chemotherapy combination is typically used as the first step in the treatment of nasopharyngeal cancer. 2. High-powered energy beams, such as X-rays or protons, are Read More
Pheochromocytomas are a type of tumor of the adrenal glands that can release high levels of epinephrine and norepinephrine. As the name implies, the adrenalglands are located near the "renal" (kidney) area. One adrenal gland sits on top of each of the two kidneys.
Despite their small size, the adrenal glands have many functions. They are complex endocrine (hormone secreting) glands. Cells in different regions of the adrenal Read More
- Prolactinoma (pituitary tumor)
Large pituitary tumors — those measuring about 1 centimeter (slightly less than a half-inch) or larger — are known as macroadenomas. Smaller tumors are called microadenomas. Because of the size of macroadenomas, they can put pressure on the normal pituitary gland and nearby structures.
Signs and symptoms related to tumor pressure
Signs and symptoms of pressure from a pituitary tumor may include:
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