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News: Pituitary Tumours

…referral should be made to an Endocrinologist who is part of an established multi-disciplinary team. For more information please visit the Australian Pituitary Foundation website | Email | Phone 1300 331 807   This is an article excerpt

pituitary tumour

A type of benign brain tumour….

tumour markers

Chemicals produced by cancer cells and released into the blood. These may suggest the presence of a tumour in the body. Markers can be found by blood tests or by testing tumour samples….

Brain tumour

…cell and how the cells are likely to behave. Benign and malignant tumours Tumours are often classified as benign (not cancer, slow-growing and unlikely to spread) or malignant (cancer, faster-growing with potential to spread). Benign tumours Benign brain tumours usually…

borderline tumour

A type of ovarian tumour that is not considered cancerous.

News: CanTeen Brain Tumour Support Group in West End

…any young adult (18+) affected by a brain tumour can join. Attendance is free. The group was started because young people with brain tumour have different needs to older adults or children. The aim of the group is to understand,…

News: Adjustment to Benign or Non-malignant Brain Tumour

…threat to life. Whether benign or malignant, a diagnosis of brain tumour can leave a substantial psychological impact. It is important to acknowledge that no two people diagnosed with brain tumour will report the exact same experience, as everybody varies…

News: Brain Tumour Support Service Newsletter

Tumours are classified by their identification of their cell type as seen under the microscope. Typically, tumours are either astrocytoma, ependymoma, medulloblastoma, or other rarer disease types. Tumours may affect the pituitary gland, the pineal gland, and the optic nerves…

Brain tumour

A brain tumor is a collection, or mass, of abnormal cells in your brain. Your skull, which encloses your brain, is very rigid. Any growth inside such a restricted space can cause problems. Brain tumors can be cancerous (malignant) or…


A tumour of melanin-forming cells, especially a malignant tumour associated with skin cancer. Click to read more……