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Published: 31 Aug 2018
Next review: 31 Mar 2022
Edition: 11
This booklet is about primary brain tumours in adults. Primary brain tumours are tumours that start in the brain. This booklet is for anyone who has been diagnosed with a primary brain tumour.
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Published: 31 Aug 2018
Next review: 31 Mar 2022
Edition: 11
This booklet is about primary brain tumours in adults. Primary brain tumours are tumours that start in the brain. This booklet is for anyone who has been diagnosed with a primary brain tumour.

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We have separate information about tumours that start somewhere else in the body and spread to the brain. These are called secondary brain tumours or brain metastases.

Brain tumours can also affect children. If you need information about brain tumours in children, you can contact the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group. Turn to page 115 for their contact details.

We hope this booklet answers your questions and helps you deal with some of the feelings you may have. We can’t advise you about the best treatment for you. This information can only come from your doctor, who knows your full medical history.

View our online information about primary brain tumours.

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