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A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of cells in or around your brain. There are three types of brain tumors:
Arizona’s finest neurological care is available at Dignity Health, including treatment for brain tumors in Arizona. Our Dignity Health Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph’s has been named a top neurological hospital by US News and World Report. Find a Doctor online and make an appointment today.
The signs and symptoms of brain tumors vary according to the tumor’s size and location. There may be no signs in the early stages. Some of the more common symptoms are:
A brain tumor can develop when a normal cell acquires a change (mutation) in its DNA that makes the cell grow and multiply too fast. The primary tumor can start in different types of cells in the brain.
Risk factors that may increase your chances of developing a brain tumor are:
Treatment depends upon the type, size, and stage of your brain tumor, and where your tumor is located in your brain. Your personalized treatment plan may include:
Dignity Health provides trusted brain tumor treatment in Arizona.