Brain tumoursBrain tumoursBrain tumoursBEnglishNeurology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BrainBrainConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>A brain tumour is any abnormal group of cells in the brain. Learn about the different types of brain tumours and how they are graded. Also learn how different types of tumours are diagnosed and how each is treated.</p><p>A brain tumour is any abnormal group of cells in the brain. Brain tumours are rare in children with about 300 cases diagnosed in Canada each year. Learn about the different types of brain tumours and how they are graded. Also learn how different types of tumours are diagnosed and how each is treated.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Overview</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1306&language=English">Brain tumours: An overview</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1307&language=English">An overview of the brain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1319&language=English">Signs and symptoms of brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1320&language=English">The brain tumour health care team</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Types of brain tumours</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1308&language=English">Types of brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1309&language=English">Low grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1310&language=English">Optic and hypothalamic gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1311&language=English">Diffuse pontine gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1312&language=English">High grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1313&language=English">Ependymomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1314&language=English">Medulloblastomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1315&language=English">Rhabdoid tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1316&language=English">Craniopharyngiomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1317&language=English">Germ cell tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1318&language=English">Other tumour types</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Diagnosis of brain tumours</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1321&language=English">Understanding the diagnosis of a brain tumour</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1322&language=English">Categorizing brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1346&language=English">Informed consent for brain tumours</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Diagnostic procedures for brain tumours</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1335&language=English">Brain biopsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1333&language=English">Computerized tomography (CT scan) for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1337&language=English">Electroencephalogram (EEG) for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1336&language=English">Lumbar puncture for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1334&language=English">Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1332&language=English">Brain tumours and neurological examinations</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1338&language=English">Other diagnostic procedures for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Diagnosis of brain tumours</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1323&language=English">Diagnosis of low grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1324&language=English">Diagnosis of optic and hypothalamic gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1325&language=English">Diagnosis of diffuse pontine gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1326&language=English">Diagnosis of high grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1327&language=English">Diagnosis of ependymomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1328&language=English">Diagnosis of medulloblastomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1329&language=English">Diagnosis of rhabdoid tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1330&language=English">Diagnosis of craniopharyngiomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1331&language=English">Diagnosis of germ cell tumours</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Treatment of brain tumours</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1347&language=English">Treatment of brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1348&language=English">Brain tumours: Making decisions about your child's care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1384&language=English">Mental health and brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1383&language=English">Complementary and alternative therapies for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1386&language=English">Clinical trials for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1387&language=English">Research and treatment protocols for brain tumours</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Low grade gliomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1356&language=English">Treatment of low grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1357&language=English">Chemotherapy for low grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Optic and hypothalamic gliomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1358&language=English">Treatment of optic and hypothalamic gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1359&language=English">Chemotherapy for optic and hypothalamic gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Diffuse pontine gliomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1360&language=English">Treatment of diffuse pontine gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1361&language=English">Chemotherapy for diffuse pontine gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>High grade gliomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1362&language=English">Treatment of high grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1363&language=English">Chemotherapy for high grade gliomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Ependymomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1364&language=English">Treatment of ependymomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1365&language=English">Chemotherapy for ependymomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Medulloblastomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1366&language=English">Treatment of medulloblastomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1367&language=English">Chemotherapy for medulloblastomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Rhabdoid tumours</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1368&language=English">Treatment of rhabdoid tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1369&language=English">Chemotherapy for rhabdoid tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Craniopharyngiomas</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1370&language=English">Treatment of craniopharyngiomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1371&language=English">Intracystic therapy for craniopharyngiomas</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Germ cell tumours</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1372&language=English">Treatment of germ cell tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1373&language=English">Chemotherapy for germ cell tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Other tumour types</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1374&language=English">Treatment of other tumour types</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1349&language=English">Pre-surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1350&language=English">Anaesthetic for brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1351&language=English">Surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1352&language=English">After surgery for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1375&language=English">Chemotherapy for other tumour types</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1353&language=English">Radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1354&language=English">Steroids for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1355&language=English">Ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Complications and side effects</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1376&language=English">Complications and side effects of brain tumour procedures</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1380&language=English">Complications from central lines for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1378&language=English">Complications from feeding tubes for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1377&language=English">Complications from brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1399&language=English">Seizures and brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1379&language=English">Side effects of chemotherapy for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1381&language=English">Side effects from radiation for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1382&language=English">Complications from ventriculostomy and shunts for brain tumours</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1385&language=English">Brain tumour recurrence</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Palliative care</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1388&language=English">Palliative care for brain tumours: Factors to consider</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1390&language=English">Palliative care for brain tumours: Managing your child's care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1391&language=English">Palliative care for brain tumours: Preparing for the end</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1389&language=English">Palliative care for brain tumours: Preparing your family</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1392&language=English">Palliative care for brain tumours: Grieving</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1393&language=English">Losing a sibling to a brain tumour: Helping a child deal with grief</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">At home</h2></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1394&language=English">Going home after brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1395&language=English">Caring for your child at home after brain tumour surgery</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1396&language=English">Clinic visits and brain tumours</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>What to watch for</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1397&language=English">Fever during brain tumour treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1398&language=English">Neutropenia during brain tumour treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1399&language=English">Seizure and brain tumours</a></li></ol></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Nutritional issues</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1400&language=English">Nutritional issues with brain tumours and treatment</a></li> <li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1404&language=English">Gaining too much weight during brain tumour treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1401&language=English">Losing weight during brain tumour treatment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1403&language=English">Swallowing problems during 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