Seizures during brain tumour treatment

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Learn how to cope with your child experiencing seizures as a result of a brain tumour, or as a reaction to brain tumour surgery.

Key points

  • A seizure occurs when the electrical signals between nerve cells in the brain are disrupted or become too strong.
  • If your child is having a seizure, in most cases, the best thing to do is watch closely and keep your child in a safe position.
  • Most seizures associated with brain tumours can be controlled by anti-seizure medications.
Last updated: February 9th 2022