Prathima Cancer Institute

Best Hospital for Brain Tumours in Warangal

Department of Brain Tumours

Brain tumours are often classified as

  • Primary ( cancer that starts in the brain ),
  • Secondary or metastasis ( cancer starts somewhere else like skin-melanoma, lung, breast, kidney and bowel and spreads to the brain ) this type is more common than primary.

They are more common in men than women and can affect people of any age. 

Risk Factors for Brain Tumors

  • Radiation therapy 
  • Family history
  • Chemical exposure
  • Immunocompromised states


Brain tumours cause symptoms by raised pressure inside the skull (intracranial pressure) such as :


  • CT scan Brain
  • MRI Brain
  • PET scan


  • Surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Stereotactic  Radiosurgery (Linear accelerator radiosurgery, Gamma Knife radiosurgery, Proton radiosurgery)
  • Chemotherapy
  • Targeted therapy

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