Cancer Keys: Migraines versus Brain Tumours

Cancer Keys: Migraines versus Brain Tumours

Potential pitfall: A migraine headache is typically a unilateral, frontal, throbbing headache which may be associated with photophobia or phonophobia. Although the intensity can vary, the characteristics of the headache tend not to change. Helpful hint: The most...
Cancer Keys: Brain tumours and headaches

Cancer Keys: Brain tumours and headaches

Whilst many people may associate brain tumours with headaches, often affected patients do not present with a headache until a later stage, if at all. Potential pitfall Only up to 16% of brain tumour patients present to their GP with an isolated headache*; some...