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What Is A Brain Tumor And What Are Common Symptoms? - Dr. Barba (VIDEO)

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Dr. Barba describes brain tumors and common associated symptoms.

Dr. Barba:
A brain tumor is a growth of abnormal cells in the brain. They can come from some place else, like a breast cancer, or they can come from the brain itself. Brain tumors can cause a number of symptoms. One might be headache, numbness or weakness in an arm or a leg. It also can cause things such as seizures and possibly just feeling not quite right or having difficulty with speech or other neurological functions.

About Dr. Barba, M.D.:

Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Dr. David Barba is a member of numerous professional societies including the San Diego Academy of Neurological Surgeons, the Western Neurological Society, and the Research Society of Neurological Surgeons. He is currently serving as associate professor in the Division of Neurological Surgery in the Department of Surgery at UCSD.

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