Information about tests, scans, symptoms and possible causes of cancer.

  • How brain tumours are diagnosed

    If a brain tumour is suspected, you’ll see a specialist who will do some simple tests on your nervous system.

  • Causes and risk factors

    The cause of brain tumours is unknown but some genetic conditions and previous radiotherapy to the head can slightly increase risk.

Brain tumours

Vivek Vivek on diagnosis

'I took it in my stride and just tried to deal with things as they happened.'