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Brain Tumor Symptoms

Brain tumor symptoms vary from patient to patient, depending on factors such as a patient’s health, age, and the type of brain cancer he or she has. While some common symptoms, such as headaches, can indicate numerous conditions besides cancer, many others, including difficulty with balance, are more telling and should be addressed without delay. Brain tumor symptoms commonly include one or more of the following:
  • New or more severe headaches
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Vision problems
  • Hearing difficulties
  • Difficulty with balance and a loss of fine motor skills
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Changes in behavior or personality
  • Unexplained and prolonged fatigue

For patients who have received a brain tumor diagnosis, Tampa General Hospital’s Cancer Institute provides care from a team of board-certified surgeons and medical and radiation oncologists who work closely together to develop treatment strategies that are tailored to each patient’s unique condition. We use the most advanced equipment available in an effort to provide our patients with the best possible outcomes. Our unwavering commitment to our patients has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 10% in the nation for Cancer Care. Call (813) 844-2200 for a physician referral.