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News: Adjustment to Benign or Non-malignant Brain Tumour

others such as “You’re just lucky it’s not malignant” can unintentionally leave somebody with a benign brain tumour feeling as though their experience is not valid. Although the effects of benign brain tumour are largely not visible from the outside,…

News: Benign Brain Tumours

…general, it is considered that those tumours that are WHO grade 1-2 are considered ‘low grade’ or ‘benign’, whereas those that are grades 3 or 4 are considered ‘high grade’ or ‘malignant’. When thinking about benign brain tumours, there are…

Brain tumour

are often classified as benign (not cancer, slow-growing and unlikely to spread) or malignant (cancer, faster-growing with potential to spread). Benign tumours A slow-growing brain tumour that is unlikely to spread could be called benign. Other slow-growing brain tumours are…


Not cancerous or malignant.

benign prostate enlargement

A non-cancerous swelling of the prostate.

Brain tumour

…non-cancerous (benign). When benign or malignant tumors grow, they can cause the pressure inside your skull to increase. This can cause brain damage, and it can be life-threatening. Brain tumors are categorized as primary or secondary. A primary brain tumor…


A type of benign brain tumour.


A type of benign brain tumour….

News: Cancer Council welcomes new Australian-first public Gamma Knife

…service efficiency. “The technology is non-invasive – it allows radiation oncologists to treat cancerous and benign brain tumours without shaving hair or cutting into a patient’s skull. “This dedicated public Gamma Knife service will significantly improve cancer control, offering patients…

Crohn’s disease

A benign type of inflammatory bowel disease that may increase a person’s risk of developing bowel cancer.