Brain Cancer (cont.)
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When Should Someone Seek Medical Care for Brain Cancer?
Seek care from a health-care provider right away, probably emergently, if a person develops any of the following symptoms:
Although headaches are thought to be a common symptom of brain cancer, they may not occur until late in the progression of the disease. If any significant change in a person's headache pattern occurs rapidly, health-care professionals may suggest that he or she go the emergency department. If a person has a known brain tumor, any new symptoms or relatively sudden or rapid worsening of symptoms also warrants a trip to the nearest hospital emergency department. Be on the lookout for the following new symptoms:
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