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Metastatic Brain and Spine Tumors

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Symptoms of Metastatic Brain Tumors

The symptoms of a metastatic brain tumor are similar to those of a primary tumor, including:

  • Headache
  • Seizures
  • Cognitive or behavioral changes
  • Motor difficulties
  • Pain or weakness in limbs
  • Changes in bowel or bladder function

 

Some of these symptoms can be subtle than others, and many of these symptoms can occur without a brain tumor. Not everyone who experiences a headache has a brain tumor, of course. But anyone who notices neurological changes or symptoms — especially someone with a history of cancer elsewhere in the body — should have their symptoms evaluated by their oncologist.

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Reviewed by: Rohan Ramakrishna, MD
Last reviewed: December 2020